Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California, 2001
M.A. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1975
M.F.A. University of Baroda, Baroda, India, 1971
B.F.A. University of Baroda, Baroda, India, 1968
Dr. Deepak Shimkhada received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University in 2001. After retiring from Claremont McKenna College where he taught courses on Asian religions including Hinduism, Buddhism and the Visions of the Divine Feminine, he has taught at California State University in Northridge, Claremont School of Theology, and the University of the West. His publications include numerous journal papers and three edited books. He is active in academic as well as local communities. He is the founding president of the Foundation for Indic Philosophy and Culture, President of Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast and vice president of South Asian Studies Association.