Stephen F. Teiser
Stephen F. Teiser is an Associate Faculty member in the East Asian Studies department. Teiser is the D.T. Suzuki Professor in Buddhist Studies and Professor of Religion in the Department of Religion. He has taught at Princeton since 1988. He received his B.A. from Oberlin College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Princeton University. He received the Prix Stanislas Julien, awarded by the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres, Institut de France, for his 2006 book, Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples. His other publications include Readings of the Lotus Sutra (co-edited with Jacqueline I. Stone, 2009), "The Scripture on the Ten Kings" and the Making of Purgatory in Medieval Chinese Buddhism (1994), and The Ghost Festival in Medieval China (1988). With support from the Luce Foundation, he directed the Tibet Site Seminar from 2005 to 2008. His new research studies liturgical manuscripts from medieval China. He currently serves as Director of the Program in East Asian Studies.
1. Readings of the Lotus Sutra
2. Reinventing the Wheel: Paintings of Rebirth in Medieval Buddhist Temples
3. The Scripture on the Ten Kings: and the Making of Purgatory in Medieval Chinese Buddhism
4. The Ghost Festival in Medieval China