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Hugh Flick

Teaching Associate

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Hugh Meredith Flick, Jr. (A.B.; A.M.; M.Ed.; M.B.A.; J.D.; Ph.D.) is a Teaching Associate at Coastal Carolina University.  He has served as an Assistant Professor of Folklore and Mythology at Harvard University and as a Lecturer at Yale University in the Religious Studies Department and the South Asian Studies Program.  At Yale, he also served as the Dean of Silliman College.  He is a US Navy Vietnam War Veteran and has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Latin America, India, Asia, and Africa.  He has served as the Faculty Lecturer on a Yale Alumni Association tour of India; as the Study Leader on a Harvard Alumni Tour of Mystical India, as the Lecturer on a Smithsonian Institution tour of Legendary Peru, and as a Professor on the University of Virginia’s 2015 Spring Semester at Sea. 


Ph.D. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
A.M. in Sanskrit and Indian Studies from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
M.Ed. Lesley University Graduate School of Education, Cambridge
M.B.A. Southern Connecticut State University
J.D. Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, CT     
A.B. Harvard College, Cambridge, MA 

Teaching Areas

Hinduism, Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra, Indian Buddhism, Zoroastrianism, Jainism, Sikhism, Tibetan Buddhism, Chinese Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Japanese Buddhism, and Shinto.

Research Areas

Indian Philosophy and Religious Traditions

Tibetan Philosophy and Religious Traditions