Johan Elverskog


Johan Elverskog is Altshuler University Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Religious Studies at SMU. He is the author and editor of numerous articles and books, which have won several awards and also been translated into Chinese, Korean, and Russian. All of this work focuses on historical interactions across Asia.

His work has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the Ford Research Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation, among others. He has also been a fellow at the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Studies, the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, and the Käte Hamburger Kolleg at Ruhr Universität.