Hugh Urban

Hugh Urban

Hugh Urban

Religion COMPAS Consultant; Director, Center for the Study of Religion; Professor, Department of Comparative Studies

urban.41@osu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Chicago
Interests:
 
  • Study of secrecy in religion, particularly in relation to questions of knowledge and power
  • Traditions of South Asia
  • Contemporary religious movements (Heaven's Gate, Scientology, modern Western magic)