Associate Professor of Philosophy and Asian and Asian American Studies
Coordinator of South Asia Studies
Ph.D., Philosophy, 2002, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Areas of Study and Interest
Indian and Tibetan Buddhist philosophy
Introduction to Asian Philosophy
Law and Justice
AAAS Majors Seminar
Religion, Ethics and Law
Consequences of Compassion: An Interpretation and Defense of Buddhist Ethics. Oxford University Press, 2009.
“Ethics in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism,” first published June 22, 2010, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, available at http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/ethics-indian-buddhism/#Oth
“Vaibhāṣika Metaphoricalism,” Philosophy East and West 55:3 (July 2005) pp. 377-393.
“The Treasury of Metaphysics and the Physical World,” Philosophical Quarterly 54:216 (July 2004) pp. 389-401.