Buddhism Between Tibet and China - Contributors

  • Ester Bianchi (Ph.D., University of Venice and the École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris) teaches at the University of Florence. She is the author of The Iron Statue Monastery: “Tiexiangsi,” A Buddhist Nunnery of Tibetan Tradition in Contemporary China (Leo S. Olschki Editore).
  • Karl Debreczeny (Ph.D., The University of Chicago) is curator at the Rubin Museum of Art, new York. His dissertation, on Sino-Tibetan art from late Yuan to early Qing, is being prepared for publication.
  • Fabienne Jagou (Ph.D., École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris) is a member of the École Française d’Extrême-Orient. She has written Le 9e Panchen Lama (1883-1937): Enjeu des relations Sino-Tibétaines (École Française d’Extrême-Orient).
  • Matthew T. Kapstein (Ph.D., Brown University) teaches at the University of Chicago and the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris). He is the author and editor of several books, including The Tibetans (Blackwell).
  • Rob Linrothe (Ph.D., The University of Chicago) teaches at Skidmore College. His many publications include Ruthless Compassion: Wrathful deities in Early Indo-Tibetan Esoteric Buddhist Art (Serindia).
  • Carmen Meinert (Ph.D., Bonn University) is research fellow at the University of Hamburg. She has published widely on such topics as the relationship between Chinese Chan and Tibetan Buddhism, most recently in Contributions to the Cultural History of Early Tibet (Brill).
  • Paul Nietupski (Ph.D., Columbia University) teaches at John Carroll University. He is the author of Labrang Monastery: A Social and Political History of a Tibetan Buddhist Monastery on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier, 1709– 1958 (forthcoming).
  • Elliot Sperling (Ph.D., Indiana University) teaches at Indiana University. His publications include The Tibet-China Conflict: History and Polemics (East-West Center)
  • Gray Tuttle (Ph.D., Harvard University) teaches at Columbia University. He is the author of Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China (Columbia University Press)
  • Zhihua Yao (Ph.D., Boston University) teaches at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He has written The Buddhist Theory of Self-Cognition (Routledge).
  • Abraham Zablocki (Ph.D., Cornell University) teaches at Agnes Scott College. He is the author of the forthcoming The Global Mandala: The Transformation of Tibetan Buddhism in Exile (University of Hawai’i Press).