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Edmund T Gilday

Ed Gilday
Associate Professor

Associate Professor of Religious Studies, has a B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an M.A. from the University of British Columbia, and a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Prof. Gilday specializes in religions of Asia, and East Asian and Buddhist traditions in particular. He also teaches departmental core courses (REL 111, 311, and 394) on a rotating basis with other members of the department. His research interests are focused in ritual studies, and he is currently working on a long-term project examining the Japanese imperial ritual system.

Campus Phone: 

(641) 269-4227

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On-Campus Address: 

302 Steiner Hall
Grinnell, IA 50112
United States

Education / Degrees: 

B.A. - University of Wisconsin-Madison M.A. - University of British Columbia Ph.D. - University of Chicago

Courses Taught: 

Major Asian Religions Chinese and Japanese Religious Traditions

Primary Academic Interest: 

Various aspects of Japanese religions