Anya P. Foxen
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- Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, Religious Studies
- M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, Religious Studies
- B.A., Rutgers University, English and French Literature
- American Metaphysical Religions
- Western Esotericism
- South Asian Yoga and Tantra
- Modern Postural Yoga
- Religion and Gender
- Religion and Science
- RELS/WGS 370: Religion, Gender, and Society
- RELS 376: Religion, Science, and Technology
- RELS 201: Religion, Dialogue, and Society
- Biography of a Yogi: Paramahansa Yogananda and the Origins of Modern Yoga (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017).
- “Yogi Calisthenics: What the ‘non-Yoga’ Yogic Practice of Paramahansa Yogananda Can Tell Us About Religion.” Journal of the American Academy of Religion 85.3 (2017): 494-526.
- “Mind Within Matter: Science, the Occult, and the (Meta)physics of Ether and Akasha.” Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science 51.2 (2016): 318-346.
- Co-Chair of the North American Hinduism Unit of the American Academy of Religion
- Steering Committee Member of the Yoga in Theory and Practice Unit of the American Academy of Religion
Formerly known as Anna Pokazanyeva