Associate Professor, Theology and Religious Studies
Program Director, Contemplative Studies
Office: Maher Hall 282
Office Hours: MW 12:30pm - 2:00pm, T 10:00am - 12:00pm in Aromas, or by appointment.
A member of the Department of Theology and Religious Studies since 2009, Louis Komjathy, PhD, is a teacher-scholar of Daoism, Chinese religions, and comparative religious studies with an emphasis on contemplative practice and mystical experience. In addition to his departmental and university commitments, he is founding co-director of the Center for Daoist Studies, founding co-chair of the Daoist Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion, and founding co-chair of the Contemplative Studies Group of the American Academy of Religion.