A/PROF Purushottama Bilimoria

A/PROF Purushottama Bilimoria




  • Purushottama Bilimoria is an Australian-American academic of Indian origin. He is a former Fellow of the College of the All Souls of the Faithful Departed, University of Oxford, a senior research fellow with the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, The University of Oxford; distinguished teaching and research fellow and core doctoral faculty at Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley; a Chancellor's Scholar, lecturer and visiting professor at the University of California, Berkeley; former visiting scholar with the Institute for South Asia Studies, University of California at Berkeley; an honorary professor at the Deakin University; and senior fellow with the School of Philosophical and Historical Studies and the Australia India Institute in the University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia; editor-in-chief of both 'Sophia' and 'Journal of Dharma Studies' (Springer), and editor of Routledge History of Indian Philosophy (2018).

    Bilimoria is also the editor-in-chief of the Sophia Studies in Cross-cultural Philosophy of Traditions and Culture (currently at 30 volumes; with Springer).   


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • (2019) Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Awards (Teaching and Research) Fellowship   


Education and training

  • PhD, La Trobe University
  • BA, University of Auckland
  • PGDipArts, Dunedin