P. Jeffrey Hopkins Edit Profile
Bachelor magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1963; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1973.
Assistant professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1973-1977;
associate professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1977-1989;
professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1989;
director Center for South Asian Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1979-1982, 85-94. Visiting professor U. B.C., Vancouver, Canada, 1983-1986. Numata Distinguished professor Buddhist studies U. Hawaii, 1995.
Chief interpreter into English for His Holiness the Dalai Lama on tours to North America, Great Britain, Europe, S.E. Asia and Australia, 1979-1989. President Institute for Asian Democracy, Washington, since 1994. Organizer, director Nobel Peace Laureates Conference, University of Virginia, 1998.
Member International Association Buddhist Studies (board directors 1986-1989), American Academy Religion, Tibet Society, Tibetan Studies Institute (president since 1987).
1973 - 1977