Chairman of Department of Psychiatry
Department of Patient Care
Union Graduate College
Ravi Gupta contracts to co-author two books for Columbia University Press. The first will be an abridged translation of the Bhagavata Purana, one of Indias most beloved Sanskrit scriptures, and the second will be an edited collection of articles about the Bhagavata. Very positive reviews of Dr. Guptas first book (The Chaitanya Vaishnava Vedanta of Jiva Gosvami) were published in the International Journal of Hindu Studies, Journal of Vaishnava Studies, and the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion. Dr. Gupta delivered the Chautauqua Lecture in Religious Freedom at Eastern Kentucky University, as well as invited lectures at Princeton University, Virginia Tech University, and the College of Idaho. He was also selected to participate in the American Academy of Religion Summer Seminars in Comparative Theology and a workshop on Sacred Space and Embodiment in South Asia at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Guptas teaching last year included Introduction to Hinduism, Gods and Goddesses of India, and an independent study in Jainism.
Ravi Gupta research Interest includes Pediatrics and Health informatics.