At the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee I have taught the following courses:

  • World History to 1500, a comparative survey of social and religious history
  • Introduction to World Religions, an introduction to the academic study of religion
  • Introduction to Buddhism, which examines the continuities and discontinuities between the many forms of the religion as it has spread across Asia and throughout the world
  • Tibetan Buddhism, an upper-level course exploring the many roles religion can play within a particular society, through primary sources and ethnography
  • Saints and Saintliness, a research- and writing-intensive course on sainthood from a comparative perspective
  • Theories of Religion, which engages the diverse understandings of the nature of religion that have been articulated by the major theorists
  • Marx and Religion in Tibet, a graduate seminar examining traditional Tibetan social structures, Marxist thought, and the tumultuous events of twentieth-century China
  • Technologies of the Self, a graduate seminar utilizing Foucault’s work to historicize regimens of self-cultivation