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Dr Alice Collett

Senior Alice CollettLecturer in Asian Religions,

MA in Theology & Religious Studies Research Module Director


Contact details

E: a.collett@yorksj.ac.uk

T: 01904 876441

Profile Teaching Research Publications Professional Activity


Dr. Alice Collett is a Senior Lecturer in Asian Religions in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Her research areas include: Buddhism and gender, Buddhist texts in Sanskrit and Pali, study of the Pali and Sanskrit languages, orientalism and colonial encounters with Asian religions, early Indian Buddhism. Dr. Collett teaches a programme of Asian religions at York St John University at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Courses taught by Dr. Collett include ‘Introduction to Asian Religions’, ‘Buddhism in South and Southeast Asia’, ‘Texts and Practice in Hindu Traditions’, ‘Religions of East Asia’, ‘Women in Asian Religions’, ‘Buddhist Ethics’.

AHRC Early Career Fellowship
In 2012 Dr. Alice Collett received a prestigious AHRC fellowship award to research and write her monograph, Pali Biographies of Buddhist Nuns.
She is currently co-editor of Buddhist Studies Review