Jonathan is a postdoctoral fellow and lecturer in the Department of Religious Studies at Stanford University, where he teaches courses on religion in South Asia. He completed his PhD in the Department for the Study of Religion and the Centre for South Asian Studies at the University of Toronto in December 2021. Jonathan works on Sanskrit scholastic cultures in early-modern South Asia, with a particular focus on Vedānta in Persianate Deccan and northern India. His articles have appeared in the Journal of South Asian Intellectual History and the Journal of Indian Philosophy, among others. He is also a contributing member for two collaborative research projects––an ambitious intellectual history of Vedānta, and a global comparative study of blasphemy, both funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

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