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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY    (1986-Present)

  • Professor of Religious Studies (1997-Present).
  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies (1993-97). 
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Humanities & Religious Studies (1986-93).
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN    (1985-86)
  • Visiting Scholar at the Center for Asian Studies.
EDUCATION
THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO
Ph.D. (1984) South Asian Languages & Civilizations, and the History of Religions. Doctoral dissertation is entitled "The Seer of the Fifth Veda: Krsna Dvaipayana Vyasa and the Mahabharata."
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS
Special Student in Sanskrit,  directed by  Professor S. M. Katre.
TRINITY UNIVERSITY
M.A. (1975) Asian Religions. M.A. Thesis entitled "The Place of the Spiritual Master: A Study of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness."
B.A. (1973), magna cum laude, Religion and Psychology.
GRANTS & AWARDS

       Fulbright Scholar in India (twice)
        American Institute of Indian Studies grant
        President’s Award, Teacher of the Year, College of Arts & Sciences at NAU.
        Teaching Workshop Award, American Academy of Religion, funded by Lilly Endowment and the Luce Foundation.


COURSES TAUGHT

  • Hinduism 
  • Buddhism 
  • The Buddha
  • Religions of the World 
  • Asian Scriptures
  • Mysticism of Asia
  • Health, Healing, & Religion
  • Gateways to Asia (for Asian Studies)
  • First Year Sanskrit
  • Topics in History of Religions: Zen Buddhism
  • Seminar: The Hindu Body
  • Seminar: Hindu Epic & Drama
  • Seminar: Zen Buddhism
  • Seminar: Mircea Eliade &  the History of Religions
  • Seminar: Buddhism in America
  • Seminar: Fundamentalism & Nationalism in Asian Religions
  • Seminar: Classical India: Art, Literature, Drama, Religion
   

Last updated Nov. 2012