Mark Graham

Mark Graham

Associate Professor - Chinese Studies [Department Chair], South Asian Studies and East Asian Studies [Curriculum Committee Chair], Religious Studies, Film Studies; Liaison to the Museum & Archival Studies Pathway

Office: Kauke 004
Phone: 330-263-2138
Pronouns: He/Him and They/Them


  • B.A., Ohio University 1979
  • M.A., Ohio University 1988
  • Ph.D., Indiana University 2003

Courses Taught

  • RELS 110: Religions East & West
  • RELS 216: Chinese Religions
  • RELS 220: Buddhism
  • RELS 243: Religious and Spiritual Autobiography
  • RELS 263: Religion and Literature
  • RELS 264: Religion and Film
  • RELS 267: Asian Religions in America
  • RELS 269: Religious Visual and Material Culture
  • RELS 401: Junior Independent Study
  • RELS 451, 452: Senior Independent Study

Awards and Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Religion
  • Association for Asian Studies


Graham is the author of articles on religion and literature, and religion in American public memorials.

Research Interests

His current research focuses on religion and film, and on religion, religious studies, and public intellectuals in American society.


Graham has been a member of the faculty since 2002.