Director, South Asian Studies Program
B.A., M.A., Madras;
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Office: 2152 Chambers
Mail: Box 7047, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28305-7047
Professor Thomas's specialties include the history of India and China, the life of Gandhi, and Indian, Chinese, and Japanese architecture, sculpture, and painting. He is the author of Tiruvengadu Bronzes (Cre-A, 1986). As the director of the South Asian Studies Program, Dr. Thomas is closely involved with the Davidson College Semester-in-India and Nepal Program.