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John Kieschnick

John Kieschnick

Professor
The Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Professor of Buddhist Studies, Religious Studies
Co-Director of HCBSS
Ph.D, Stanford University, 1996
M.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1989
B.A., University of California at Berkeley, 1986

About

A graduate of Stanford University, Professor Kieschnick works on the history of medieval Chinese Buddhism, especially in relation to other aspects of Chinese Culture. He is author of The Eminent Monk: Buddhist Ideals in Medieval Chinese Hagiography and The Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture. He is currently working on a manuscript on Chinese Buddhist historiography.