Robert L. Brown

Professor, Department of Art History

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Dodd Hall 247D

Phone: (310) 825-3577
Fax: 310-206-4723

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Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 1981

Areas of Interest

India and Southeast Asia


Professor Brown's areas of research include both India and Southeast Asia, and he particularly studies the Indian influences on and relationships with early Southeast Asian art, culture, and religion. He has lived for several years in both India and Thailand and has traveled throughout South and Southeast Asia.


Two recent publications include edited books: Art from Thailand (Marg 1999) and Roots of Tantra (SUNY 2001).