•  July – Sept. 2013 
    Ethnographies and Biographies of Religion, Secularity and Nonreligion (Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Advanced Study)
  • Feb. – Oct. 2010
    Ethnographic fieldwork (postdoc) religion and mental health in Uttarakhand, India
  • Jan. – May & July – Dec. 2007
    Ethnographic fieldwork (PhD) on rationalist movements and traditional healing in Delhi and Maharashtra, India
  • Oct. – Nov. 2006
    Ethnographic fieldwork (PhD) on traditional healing at Balaji temple, Mehandipur, India
  • March – May 2005
    Ethnographic fieldwork (M.A.) on religious tourism in Sacha Dham Ashram, Rishikesh, India
  • Feb. – March 2004
    Research on Kathak-Dance in the context of a Hindi language course in Jaipur, India