Karl Schmid

Digital Scholarship Associate


  • PhD student, West and South Asian Religions, Graduate Division of Religion, Emory University , Expected 2020
  • MA, Philosophy of Religion, University of Chicago, 2014
  • MA, Buddhist Studies, Maitripa College, 2011
  • BA, Psychology and Religion, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003


Karl provides training with tools such as Blackboard, WordPress/Scholarblogs, iMovie, Photoshop, Audacity, High Res Scanning and methods such as digital scholarship.

He uses these tools and methods to aid Emory professors and students in media creation, editing, and presentation.


  • Classical Indian philosophy
  • Cognitive science
  • Indian and Tibetan Buddhism
  • Meditation practices
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of action
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Philosophy of science