BA, Haverford, 1968; PhD, University of Pennsylvania, 1984
Japanese language, Core Japan, and East Asian thought
Buddhism and literature in medieval Japan
- "A Study of the Almsgiving and the Alms-refusal in the Vinayapitaka."
- Translation: Introduction to Sanskrit Manuscript . . . Collected from Nepal, Kasmir, and Central Asia
- Articles: "Japan's Hidden Buddhist: The Persecution of the Fuji-fuse Sect of Nichiren Buddhism," "Literary Pilgrimage: Kawabata's 'Izu Dancer' as a Buddhist Scripture" (Eastern Buddhist)