Cuilan Liu

Photograph of Faculty Member Cuilan Liu

Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies

B. A., Beijing Language University, 2003
M. A., Peking University, 2006
PhḌ., Harvard University, 2014


Office: Room 002
Tel.: (416)585-4518
Fax: (416)585-4516


Dr. Liu is an Assistant Professor of Buddhist Studies at Emmanuel College of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. She received her PhD from Harvard University with a second PhD field in Critical Media Practice offered by the Harvard Film Study Center. Prior to joining Emmanuel College, she held Postdoctoral Fellowships at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Germany) and McGill University. Her most recent project examines the relationship between Buddhism and the state. For more details, visit Dr. Liu’s personal website.

Fall 2018

EMT 1631: Foundational Tenets and Practices of Buddhism

EMT 1630: History of Buddhist Traditions

Winter 2019

EMT 2630: Buddhist Ethics

EMT 2629: Classic Buddhist Texts


About Emmanuel