Received his Ph.D. and M.A. in Religious Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He holds a bachelors degree in Anthropology from the University of Washington, where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude.
Taught at the University of Wisconsin, California Polytechnic State University, and California State University, Long Beach.
Teaching at Truman State University since 1993.
South Asian Religion, Classical Yoga Philosophy, Indian Philosophy, and Classical Sanskrit.
- Twenty-seven articles on Hindu and Buddhist topics in Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, (Oxford, 1997)
- A chapter entitled Discriminating The Innate Capacity: Salvation Mysticism in Classical Samkhya-Yoga in The Innate Capacity (1998) also from Oxford.
- A book forthcoming from SUNY Press entitled The God Within.
- American Academy of Religion
- The Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy
- Phi Kappa Phi
- Truman State’s Homepage
- Philosophy and Religion Club Homepage
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