Professor David Eckel

2013 UBEF Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies
School of Languages and Cultures

Malcolm David Eckel is a Professor of Religion and an award-winning teacher in the Religion Department at Boston University. Before joining Boston University, he served on the faculty at Middlebury College and Harvard Divinity School. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, his M.A. from Oxford University, and his B.A. from Harvard College. He is the author of several books on Buddhism and the Madhyamaka tradition, including Understanding Buddhism (Oxford University Press), To See the Buddha: A Philosopher’s Quest for the Meaning of Emptiness (Princeton University Press) and Bhāviveka and His Buddhist Opponents (Harvard Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies).

Go to the Buddhist Studies Program Events webpage for a list of talks given by Professor Eckel or download a flyer with information on all Professor Eckel's Sydney talks.