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Dr. Thich Hang Dat

Adjunct Faculty

Knobview Hall 110
Phone: (812) 225-0228
hthich@ius.edu

Biography

Dr. Thich Hang Dat (Trung Huynh) obtained a B.S degree in Electrical Engineering at the Penn State University, and a Master degree and a Ph.D. degree in Religious Studies at the University of the West, California. Currently, he is teaching Buddhism, Buddhist Meditation, Mindfulness Practice, and Asian Religions at Indiana University Southeast, Indiana University South Bend, Indiana University Kokomo, and the University of Houston. 

For more information about the teachings of Dr. Thich Hang Dat (Trung Huynh), please visit his personal website: www.thichhangdat.com.

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of the West, Reosemead, California, United Sates of America
    • Doctorate Degree, Major in Religious Studies
  • Masters

    • University of the West, Rosemead, California, United States of America
    • Master Degree, Major in Religious Studies
  • Bachelors

    • Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Bachelors Degree, Major in Electrical Engineering

Professional Interests

Teaching

Buddhist Studies, Zen Buddhism, Buddhist Meditation, Mindfulness Meditation, Asian Religions, and World Religions.

 

 

Research

Buddhist Studies, Mahayana Buddhist Tradition, Zen Buddhism, and Buddhist Meditation.

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Huynh, Trung. (July, 2013). Why did Ambedkar Choose Buddhism to liberate his depressed classes? Was his failure in politics leading him to Buddhism?. Living in Peace: Insights from Buddhism, NA (NA), 265-283.

Books

  • Huynh, Trung. (2018). The Early Development of Buddhism in the Red River Delta Basin-Jiaozhi: The Case of a Sogdian-Jiaozhi Buddhist Monk Kang Senghui in Southern China.. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic.
  • Huynh, Trung. (2016). A reappraisal of Kumarajiva role in medieval Chinese Buddhism.. Saarbrücken: LAP LAMBERT Academic.

Campus Events

Employer Table Tuesday - Floyd County YMCA

Employer Table Tuesday - Floyd County YMCA

January 31st, 2023

11:15 AM - 1:15 PM

Lunch Bible Study

Lunch Bible Study

January 31st, 2023

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

Men’s Bible Study

Men’s Bible Study

January 31st, 2023

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pre-Connect

Pre-Connect

February 2nd, 2023

6:15 PM - 7:00 PM

CSF Dinner & Connect

CSF Dinner & Connect

February 2nd, 2023

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

IU Southeast 2023 Mental Health Summit

IU Southeast 2023 Mental Health Summit

February 3rd, 2023

9:00 AM - 2:30 PM

SGA Meeting

SGA Meeting

February 3rd, 2023

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

Women’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

February 4th, 2023

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

Men’s Basketball vs. Oakland City

February 4th, 2023

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Bible Study

Women’s Bible Study

February 6th, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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New Albany, IN 47150
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