William Drexel

Academic Year: 
From Yale
Exchange Partners: 
Jawaharlal Nehru University
Research Interest: 
the intersection between modern Hinduism and environmentalism

A Texas native, Bill spent his undergraduate years studying the humanities at Yale, where he graduated cum laude in the intellectual history track. He is currently in Delhi, India conducting independent research on the intersection between modern Hinduism and environmentalism. At Yale, Bill was a Life Worth Living Fellow with the Yale Center for Faith and Culture and served as president of the Yale Refugee Project. Moving forward, Bill is excited to continue studying religious traditions’ positive impact on societal reform, both in academia and public life.