Bryan J. Cuevas
Bryan J. Cuevas is the John F. Priest Professor of Religion and Director of Tibetan Studies in the Department of Religion at Florida State University.
He is a historian of religion and specialist in Buddhist traditions in premodern Tibet from the eleventh through the eighteenth century.
academic interests are inspired by a wide reading of subjects across sectarian and disciplinary boundaries, with particular focus on Tibetan history and historiography, the social history of death and death-related practices, Buddhist popular religion, and the politics of religious power in medieval Tibetan society.
Cuevas has also held visiting appointments at the University of California, Berkeley, Princeton University, and Emory University, he has been a Member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, and he was recently awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
He currently serves on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion and is book review editor for the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies.