Montana State University

Department of History and Philosophy

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Email: history@montana.edu
Location: Wilson Hall 2-155

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry
dcherry@montana.edu

Holly Grether, Adjunct Instructor of Religion

Holly Grether

Current Semester

Spring 2014 Courses:

RLST 202D: Hindu Traditions
RLST 321: Religion and Gender

Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00-11:00am, and by appointment

Office: Wilson 2-168

Email: hgrether@montana.edu

Phone: (406) 994-5126

Curriculum Vitae: Click Here

Research Interests

Buddhism

Hinduism

Ritual

Education

PhD, Religious Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

MA, Religious Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Select Publications

Indo-European,” for Encyclopedia of Global Religions, ed. Wade Clark Roof and Mark Juergensmeyer (Sage Publications), Forthcoming

Sanskrit,” for Encyclopedia of Global Religions, ed. Wade Clark Roof and Mark Juergensmeyer (Sage Publications), Forthcoming

“Tantric Homa Rites in the Indo-Iranian Ritual Paradigm,” in Journal of Ritual Studies, Vol. 21, Number 1, 2007: 16-33.

“Is There Self Identity in Sāmkhya and Śankara?” Theologica Xaveriana, April-June, No. 162, 2007: 221-237.

Awards

Professor Gerald J. Larson Dissertation Award – Best Doctoral Dissertation in the Dept. of Religious Studies, UCSB, 2010

Graduate Division Dissertation Writing Grant, UCSB, 2008-2009

Academic Senate Travel Award, UCSB, 2008

Rowney Research Fellowship, UCSB Dept. of Religious Studies , 2005

Walter Capps Memorial Award—Religion and Public Life, 2004

Rowney Graduate Fellowship, UCSB, Dept. of Religious Studies, 2002-3

Summa Cum Laude, Colorado State University, 1996