Academic Title

Professor, Philosophy

Research Interests
  • Buddhist Philosophy
  • Mindfulness Meditation
Research Summary

Using the work of St. Augustine to advance the cause of Buddhist-Christian dialogue.

  • Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Notre Dame
  • B.A., Philosophy and Religion, Tufts University
Areas of Expertise
  • Buddhist-Christian Dialogue
Recent Publications

“Is Love at the Root?” a paper on Augustine and interreligious dialogue presented to a conference on Augustine in Annaba, Algeria (Nov. 2016).

“A Green Augustine: On Learning to Love Nature Well,” in Theology and Science (Vol. 3 No. 3).

Honors and Awards
  • Fulbright Fellow, Sri Lanka, Fulbright, 1986.