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
Conference Papers Presented:
- 3/2010: ”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.
- 4/2009: ”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