Buddhist Extremists and Muslim Minorities
Religious Conflict in Contemporary Sri Lanka
Edited by John Clifford Holt
Edited by John Clifford Holt, William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies, Bowdoin College
John Clifford Holt is the William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of the Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies at Bowdoin College. Author of more than a dozen books and many articles and chapters focused on the religious cultures of South and Southeast Asia, he has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters from the University of Peradeniya, was selected as University of Chicago Alumnus of the Year, and has received four NEH and three Fulbright fellowships, as well as a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation fellowship.
Philip Friedrich is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Farzana Haniffa is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Colombo.
John Clifford Holt (Ph.D., Chicago) is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Humanities in Religion and Asian Studies at Bowdoin College.
Dennis B. McGilvray is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and President of the American Institute of Sri Lankan Studies.
M. A. Nuhman, Retired Professor of Tamil, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, is a well known scholar, poet, literary critic, linguist and a creative translator in Tamil.
Benjamin Schonthal is Lecturer in Buddhism / Asian Religions at the University of Otago in New Zealand.
Kalinga Tudor Silva holds a BA from the University of Peradeniya and PhD from Monash University, Australia.
Jonathan A. Young is Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA.