Karen O'Brien Kop

Karen O’Brien-Kop is currently a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Department of Religions and Philosophies at SOAS University of London and a Visiting Lecturer in Indian Philosophy and Religion at the University of Roehampton, UK. Her doctoral research at SOAS was on the inter-textuality of Pātañjala yoga and Buddhist yoga in the classical era. She was a co-founder of the Sanskrit Reading Room and is a committee member of the SOAS Centre of Yoga Studies. She has published in the journal Religions of South Asia (2017) and is co-editing The Routledge Handbook of Yoga and Meditation Studies (forthcoming 2020).