George Klonos

International Consortium for Research in the Humanities (IKGF) Visiting Fellow, 2020–2021
Assistant Professor of Japanese Studies, Antioch University
Director, Buddhist Studies in Japan Program, Antioch Education Abroad, Antioch University
Ph.D, Stanford University
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Shugendō in the Tokugawa Period: Mount Ōmine as Imaginary Space and Place of Practice
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George completed an M.A. in Oriental Religions at the School of Oriental and African Studies in the U.K., as well as a postdoctoral fellowship at Yale University's Council on East Asian Studies. His main area of research is the mountain ascetic tradition of Shugendō, with an emphasis on the material landscape of the tradition's mountain sites.