Yair Lior

Lecturer in Religious Studies, Department of Religion

Yair Lior is a lecturer in the Religion department. He graduated with his Ph.D from the Graduate Division of Religious Studies in 2015, specializing in Chinese and Jewish spirituality. Some of his particular interests include traditional metaphysical outlooks, typologies of religion and culture and theory of religion. Yair’s dissertation work examines the evolution of cultures through diverse angles such as comparative religion, philosophy of history, and theology. Before arriving at Boston in 2008 he spent 7 years in China where he studied Chinese and completed his Master’s degree in traditional Chinese aesthetics.