John Kieschnick


The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Professor of Buddhist Studies
PhD, Stanford University, 1995
MA, Stanford University, 1988
BA, University of California at Berkeley, 1986
John Kieschnick

Professor Kieschnick specializes in Chinese Buddhism, with particular emphasis on its cultural history. He is the author of the Eminent Monk: Buddhist Ideals in Medieval China and the Impact of Buddhism on Chinese Material Culture. He is currently working on a book on Buddhist interpretations of the past in China, and a primer for reading Buddhist texts in Chinese.