Alumni

Timothy DeBold 2016
Coordinator, Residential Services, Northwestern University
R.Timothy.DeBold@northwestern.edu
Kathryn Dickason 2016
Lecturer, Santa Clara University
dickason@stanford.edu
Brenda Falk 2016
brendaf@stanford.edu
Jason Protass 2016
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University
protass@alumni.stanford.edu
Nicholas Witkowski 2015
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Tokyo, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, Tokyo, Japan
nwitkows@alumni.stanford.edu>
John R. Mandsager 2014
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Jewish Studies, University of South Carolina
mandsagr@stanford.edu
Chiew Hui Ho 2013
Lecturer in East Asian Buddhist Studies (Appointed to the Department of Chinese Studies), University of Sydney
chiewhui@stanford.edu
Max Strassfeld 2013
Frankel Institute Fellow, University of Michigan
maxstras@umich.edu
Peter Woodford 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow in Theology, Philosophy of Science, and Evolutionary Biology, Cambridge University
peterwd@stanford.edu
Zhaohua Yang 2013
Professor, Columbia University
zhyang@stanford.edu
Susana Gallardo 2012
Lecturer, Department of Social Sciences, San Jose State University
susana.gallardo@sjsu.edu
Noreen Khawaja 2012
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Yale University
noreen.khawaja@yale.edu
George Klonos 2012
vidyaloca@gmail.com
Wang Xiang 2012
Assistant Professor, Religion and East Asian Studies,
Beijing Normal University-Hong Kong Baptist University
xiangwang@uic.edu.hk
Mira Balberg 2011
Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Northwestern University
m-balberg@northwestern.edu
Kenneth Se-Woong Koo 2011
Stanford postdoctoral teaching fellow at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh
kenkoo@gmail.com
Megan Bryson 2010
Visiting Assistant Professor, Religious Studies, University of Tennessee
mbryson4@utk.edu
Dominic Steavu 2010
Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Religious Studies,
University of California, Santa Barbara
dsteavu@eastasian.ucsb.edu
Visit Dominic’s website
Benjamin (Ben) Brose 2009
Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Cultures, University of Michigan
bbrose@umich.edu
David Levinsky 2009
Rabbi in the Chicago area
davidlev@stanford.edu
Candace West 2009
Stanford Introduction to the Humanities
maza@stanford.edu
Sarah Fremerman 2008
Senior Consultant at Japan Intercultural Consulting
sarah.aptilon@gmail.com
Joshua Peskin 2008
(M.A. Emory University) Modern Jewish Thought, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics (advisor: Eisen)
jpeskin@stanford.edu
Claire Sufrin 2008
Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University
cesufrin@stanford.edu
Dan Washburn
College of William and Mary
washburnstanford@yahoo.com
Akiba Lerner 2007
Associate Professor, Religious Studies, Santa Clara University
alerner@scu.edu
Theodore (Tad) Cook 2007
(M.A., Indiana), Buddhist studies, medieval Chinese Buddhism and Taoism (advisor: Faure).
tadcook2001@yahoo.com
Kathleen Tierney 2007
Religious ethics; religious thought of Iris Murdoch; religious ideal of selflessness in light of feminist criticism.
kathleen.tierney@stanford.edu
Jennifer Rapp 2006
Robert Aird Chair in the Humanities and Professor, Deep Springs College, Nevada
jenniferrapp@deepsprings.edu
David Quinter 2006
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies and East Asian Studies, University of Alberta
quinter@ualberta.ca
Shari Epstein 2006
Dean of Academic Affairs, Dharma Realm Buddhist University
shari.epstein@drbu.org
Jason (J.J.) Josephson 2006
Associate Professor of Religion, Williams College
Jason.A.Josephson@williams.edu
Wilburn Nels Hansen 2006
Associate Professor, Religious Studies, San Diego State University
mbolthou@mail.sdsu.edu
Lisa Ann Grumbach 2005
Instructor at the Institute of Buddhist Studies
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Mara Hillary Benjamin 2005
Assistant Professor of Religion at St. Olaf College
mbenj@stolaf.edu
Mark William Gonnerman 2004
Assistant Professor, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
mgonnerman@itp.edu
Elizabeth Anne Morrison 2004
Associate Professor at Middlebury College
emorriso@middlebury.edu
Julius Nanting Tsai 2004
Vice-Consul, US Embassy, Beijing, China
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Gregory John Watkins 2003
Assistant Director at SLE, Stanford University
gwatkins@stanford.edu
James George Robson 2002
Associate Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
jrobson@fas.harvard.edu
Pauline Chen Lee 2002
Assistant Professor of Chinese Religion and Culture, Religious Studies at Washington University in St. Louis
pclee@wustl.edu
Gregory Ethan Kaplan 2002
Anna Smith Fine Assistant Professor of Judaic Studies at Rice University
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Irene Lin 2001
Associate Director, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford
ihl@stanford.edu
Henry (Hank) Joseph Glassman 2001
Associate Professor of East Asian Studies at Bryn Mawr Haverford College
hglassma@haverford.edu
Caroline Wagner Reichard 2000
Christine Elizabeth Ewing 2000
Michael Como 2000
Associate Professor and Fukami Professor of Shinto Studies at Columbia University
mc2575@columbia.edu
Stephen A. Wilson 1999
Associate Professor of Religion and Philosophy at Hood College
wilsonst@hood.edu
Einat Ramon 1999
Dean of the Schechter Rabbinical Seminary, teaches Modern Jewish Philosophy at the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem
einatramon@schechter.ac.il   
David (Max) Leo Moerman 1999
Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures at Barnard College
dmoerman@barnard.edu
Thomas Abner Lewis 1999
Vartan Gregorian Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Brown University
Thomas_Lewis@brown.edu
Mark Allen Berkson 1999
Associate Professor in the Religion Department at Hamline University
mberkson@hamline.edu
John Edward Taylor 1998
Associate Professor of Law at West Virginia University College of Law
john.taylor@mail.wvu.edu
Edward Gilman Slingerland 1998
Associate Professor of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia; Canada Research Chair in Chinese Thought and Embodied Cognition
edward.slingerland@ubc.ca
Lawrence William Gross 1998
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Endowed Chair of Native American Studies, University of Redlands
larry_gross@redlands.edu
Avi K. Bernstein-Nahar 1998
Dean of Educational Planning and Development at the Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Hebrew College
Center for Adult Jewish Learning at Hebrew College
Egil (Gil) Fronsdal 1998
Director, Insight Meditation Center, Redwood City
insightmeditationcenter@gmail.com
Visit Egil’s website
Wendi Leigh Adamek 1998
Lecturer in East Asian Buddhism, University of Sydney
2009-10 External Faculty Fellow, Stanford Humanities Center
External Faculty Fellow, Dept. of Religious Studies, Barnard College
adamekw@gmail.com
Jean Clark Roth 1997
Masahiko Okada 1997
Professor, Tenri University
satsuki@sta.tenri-u.ac.jp
Kenneth Alan Koltun-Fromm 1997
Associate Professor of Religion at Haverford College
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James Marcus Hyman 1997
Bruce Alan Wallace 1995
President of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies
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David Lion Gardiner 1995
Associate Professor in the Religion Department at Colorado College
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Zachary Joseph Braiterman 1995
Associate Professor in Religion and Judaic Studies at Syracuse University
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Mark Ty Unno 1994
Associate Professor in the Religious Studies department at the University of Oregon
munno@darkwing.uoregon.edu
Lu Jun Yin 1992
MBA Stanford 1996
Kent Eugene Richter 1990
Associate Professor, Philosophy/Religious Studies, DuPage University
richterk@cod.edu
Vivian-Lee Nyitray 1990
Associate Professor in the Religious Studies department at the University of California Riverside
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Vincent C Gilliam 1990
Thomas Anthony Tweed, 1989
Gwyn Shive, Anita Nordan Lindsay, and Joe and Cherry Gray Professor of the History of Christianity, University of Texas at Austin
tomtweed@austin.utexas.edu
Karen Leslie Carr 1989
Professor of religious studies at Lawrence University
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Edward Allen Beach 1988
Associate Professor in the Philosophy and Religious Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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Patricia O Killen 1987
Provost, Professor of American Religions, and Director of the Center for Religion, Cultures, and Society in the Western United States at Pacific Lutheran University
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Philip John Ivanhoe 1987
Professor at City University of Hong Kong
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Scott Dennis Peterman 1986
Foreign legal consultant
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David Landis Barnhill 1986
Director of Environmental Studies and Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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Alumni status will be periodically verified and updated. If you have more current information on any of our alum, please contact Emily Atkinson  eatkinson@stanford.edu so that we can include this information in our next update. Thank you.