Associate Professor Emeritus
Office: Curtin Hall 612
Phone: (414) 229-4719
Fax: (414) 229-5022
Ph.D., Harvard University
His current research concentrates on the historical development of the Hindu and Buddhist savior-figures.
Teaches an introduction to Asian religions, upper level courses on Hindu and Buddhist religious thought, and courses on theory and method in the comparative study of religion.
His main publications are in the areas of Vedanta and the nineteenth century Hindu saint Sri Ramakrishna. His latest published essay is "Sri Ramakrishna: At Play in His Mother's Mansion," in Hindu Spirituality II: Postclassical and Modern, volume seven of the World Spirituality Series, Crossroad Herder (1997).