Stanley Weinstein is a specialist in East Asian Buddhism and works primarily on the history and doctrines of the Buddhist schools of China and Japan. Before coming to Yale, Professor Weinstein taught at Komazawa University in Tokyo and at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the University of London. Here at Yale he served for four years as Director of Graduate Studies in the East Asian Studies M.A. program and as Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Religious Studies for one year. He also chaired the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale for three years. He has been a five-time recipient of the Ford Foundation Foreign Area Fellowship and has held a Senior Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Professor Weinstein teaches an array of undergraduate courses and graduate seminars on Buddhism in China, Japan, and India. He is the author of Buddhism Under the T’ang and the forthcoming When the Gods Met the Buddhas: Religious Syncretism in Early Japan. In addition, he has written numerous articles, including more than a hundred entries for the Encyclopedia of Japan. His current research focuses on the interaction between Buddhism and indigenous religion in early Japan.