Contemporary Japanese Religion
- M.A. University of California, Santa Barbara
- M.A. Thesis: Charisma, Institutionalization, and the Founder’s Death in Two Japanese New Religions: Shinnyoen and Mahikari.
- B.A. Plan II, Religious Studies and Asian Studies, University of Texas
- Summer 2012 Japan 1: First Year Japanese Dr. Yamauchi
- Winter 2012 EACS 4A: East Asian Pre-Modern Dr. Li & Dr. Rambelli
- Fall 2011 Japan 1: First Year Japanese Dr. Yamauchi
- Summer 2011 Japan 1: First Year Japanese Dr. Yamauchi
- Spring 2011 Japan 63: Sociology of Japan Dr. Frühstück
- Spring 2010 EACS 4B: East Asian Modern Dr. Berry & Dr. Nathan
- Winter 2009 Japan 25: Violence and the State in Japan Dr. Frühstück
- 2012-2013: Japan Foundation Doctoral Research Grant
- Spring 2012: UCSB Japan Foundation IPS Graduate Student Fellowship
- 2009-2010: UCSB FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies) Fellowship
- 2008-2009: UCSB FLAS (Foreign Language Area Studies) Fellowship
“Surviving Death: Ritual Response to the Loss of a Charismatic Figure,” presented at the annual meeting of the Japan Anthropology Workshop (JAWS) at the University of Texas.
“The Protestant Ethic and Japanese Religions,” presented at the EALCS Graduate Student Conference on “Western Theory, Non-Western Cultures,” University of California Santa Barbara.
- Dr. Sabine Frühstück, EALCS
- Dr. Fabio Rambelli, EALCS
- Dr. Mayfair Yang, Religious Studies/EALCS