Justin Nadir

Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4302

Biography

Justin Nadir is a third year Ph.D. student in Religious Studies (Anthropology of Religion track), with research interests centering on the formation of Hindu religious identities and Hindu religious education in Indonesia, particularly in Central Java. He is interested in themes of ritual and materiality and the role that religious aesthetic mediation plays in the formation of religious communities.

Justin holds a Master of Arts in Eastern Classics from St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM and a Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts and Cultural Studies from The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA. Before attending ASU, he taught in secondary public and private schools and was co-founder and Executive Producer of a nationally acclaimed flamenco company in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  

Education

Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ Ph.D Candidate in Religious Studies (Anthropology of Religion track) 2012-present

 St. Johns College, Santa Fe, NM M.A. in Eastern Classics 2006

The Evergreen State College, Olympia, WA B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies 1997 

Research Interests

Social constructions of history and identity in Central Java, Indonesia

Hindu communities in Central Java, Indonesia

Aesthetic mediation, materiality, and ritual 

Matriculated: 2012

Courses

Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
REL 351 Buddhism
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
REL 351 Buddhism
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
REL 351 Buddhism