The Ohio State University
Hugh B. Urban is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Comparative Studies at the Ohio State University. His research centers on Hinduism in northeast India, particularly Tantric traditions of Bengal and Assam. He is the author of numerous books, including: The Economics of Ecstasy (2001), Tantra (2003), The Power of Tantra (2010), Zorba the Buddha (2016), and Secrecy: Silence, Power, and Religion (2021).