Dr. Swasti Bhattacharyya

Professor of Philosophy and Religion

R.N., B.A., Loma Linda University
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary
M.A., University of Virginia
Ph.D., University of Southern California

Swasti Bhattacharyya is the author of Magical Progeny, Modern Technology:  A Hindu Bioethics of Assisted Reproductive Technology (State University of New York Press, 2006) and a number of articles and presentations on ethics, religion, social justice, and pedagogy.  She is a part of Buena Vista University’s Gender & Woman Studies program.  In addition, she serves on the board for the Peace & Justice Studies Association and is actively involved with the American Academy of Religion. 


Liberal Arts


Religions of Asia; Judaism, Christianity, & Islam; Biblical Heritage; Religion & Culture; Images of Eve; Jesus; Nonviolence, Peace & Justice; Justice & Society; Bioethics; Environmental Ethics; Sexual Ethics; Introduction to Gender & Women Studies; Exploratory and Travel courses to India, Greece & Turkey, Hawai’i

Dr. Swasti Bhattacharyya