Party affiliation: Democrat
Visiting assistant professor of history University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1984-1985. Assistant professor of Tibetan studies department of Uralic and Altaic studies Indiana University, Bloomington, 1986-1993. Visiting assistant professor of Tibetan and Himalayan studies, department Sanskrit and Indian studies Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992-1993.
Associate professor of Tibetan studies, department central Eurasian studies Indiana University, since 1993. Visiting lecturer University Delhi, India, 1994-1995.
1984 - 1985
1986 - 1993
1992 - 1993