Daniel Michon, Ph.D.


Areas of Expertise

Buddhism, Hinduism


Selected Research and Publications

  • "It's Hard to Be Down When You're Up: Interpreting Cultural Heritage through Alternative Media," co-authored with Ahmed El Antably. International Journal of Heritage Studies, pp. 1-25, accepted for print publication and forthcoming in vol. 19, no. 1, Jan. 2013
  • "Pre-Angkor Khmer Religion and State," Religion Compass, Volume 5 No. 1 (2011), pp. 28-36.
  • "The Excavations at Sanghol in Context," in Sanghol and the Archaeology of Punjab, edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray, (New Delhi: Aryan Books International, 2010), pp. 69-105.
  • "Searching for Alexander and Buddha: A History of the Exploration and Archaeology of the Early Historic Period in Punjab to 1900," in Sanghol and the Archaeology of Punjab, edited by Himanshu Prabha Ray, (New Delhi: Aryan Books International, 2010), pp. 20-45.
  • "Mapping the World: Mahabharata VIII 30 and the Hermeneutics of Place," International Journal of Punjab Studies. Vol. 9 No. 2 (2002), pp. 163-189.

Selected Awards and Affiliations

  • National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant, Virtual Taxila, (2009-2010)
  • Raimundo Pannikar Award for Academic Excellence in the Study of Comparative Religions in South Asia, University of California, Santa Barbara (2006)
  • Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Fellowship, India (2003-2005)



Daniel Michon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Education: Bowdoin College, BA; John Carroll University, MEd; University of California, Santa Barbara, MA and PhD
Department: Religious Studies
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  Monday, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
  Wednesday, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Email: dmichon@cmc.edu
Phone: (909) 607-0837
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