Dr. Lina Gupta
Philosophy Department Chair | Professor of Philosophy
Office: San Rafael 338
Telephone: 818 240 1000 x5455
M.A. University of Calcutta, India
Ph.D. Claremont University, California
Dr. Lina Gupta, professor and chair of the Philosophy Department at Glendale College, California, was educated in India and in the United States. She received her Masters in Philosophy from University of Calcutta, India and her Ph.D. in Comparative Philosophy from Claremont University, California.
Her research focuses on ecofeminism with a specialization in Hinduism and Feminism. She authored numerous articles on various Hindu goddesses and women's rituals. A Fulbright Grant recipient, Dr. Gupta researched and documented the festival of Hindu Goddess Durga in Calcutta, India. She is presently a consultant for the Economic and Social Council at the United Nations.