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Berkeley

2736 Bancroft Way

Berkeley, California 94704

United States

Company Description

The first school of public health west of the Mississippi, the University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health was founded in 1943 on the Berkeley campus. It is one of 50 schools accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health. The UC ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Associate Professor of Religion and East Asian Languages and Cultures

University of Southern California

Research Associate

John Burns Real Estate Consulting , Inc.

Director

USC Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

Controller Intern

All Seals Incorporated

Marketing and Administrative Intern

Waddell & Reed Inc

Affiliations

Board Member
Jungle Echoes

Founder
Hapa Japan Database Project

Education

B.A.

Religious Studies

Reed College

Ph.D.

Religion

Harvard University

Web References (121 Total References)


Reporting on Buddhism | ReligionLink

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Duncan Williams

Duncan Williams, associate professor of East Asian languages and literature at the University of Southern California, specializes in Asian-American Buddhism and its relationship to the environment.


Duncan Williams, a UC ...

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Duncan Williams, a UC Berkeley associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures, was on his way to the Narita International Airport in Tokyo when a deva...


"This historic gift to the USC ...

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"This historic gift to the USC School of Religion highlights the department's commitment to study the enduring questions of human life and values from a global perspective," said Duncan Williams, chair of the School of Religion. "There is a profound wisdom tradition embedded in Hinduism, and we humbly believe Hinduism can make a valuable contribution to global problems and challenges," the Dharma Civilization Foundation stated.

The foundation said USC was selected for this historic gift because of its tradition of reflecting the values of Indian community both locally and globally.
Williams is one of few ordained Buddhist priests to chair a religious studies department in the United States.
He previously served as the Buddhist chaplain at Harvard University and held the Shinjo Ito Distinguished Chair of Japanese Buddhism at the University of California, Berkeley.
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We are looking at things in a global way by creating a religious studies program that isn't biased toward one part of the world," Williams said.


"This historic gift to the USC ...

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"This historic gift to the USC School of Religion highlights the department's commitment to study the enduring questions of human life and values from a global perspective," said Duncan Williams, the chair of the USC School of Religion.

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Williams is one of few ordained Buddhist priests to chair a religious studies department in the United States. He previously served as the Buddhist chaplain at Harvard University and held the Shinjo Ito Distinguished Chair of Japanese Buddhism at the University of California, Berkeley.
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"The USC School of Religion is creating a distinctive program embodying a new Asia Pacific/West Coast style of religious studies," Williams said. "We aim for a multi-faith and global religious studies program that takes advantage of our place and moment as we position ourselves to be the intellectual hub for the Asia Pacific century."
"This gift will help distinguish the USC School of Religion by emphasizing strengths in areas that don't have a history in divinity schools," Williams said.


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Interview with Dr. Duncan Williams

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Dr. Duncan Williams, Chair of the Center for Japanese Studies, UC Berkeley Duncan Williams, Associate Professor of Japanese Buddhism, received his B.A. in Religious Studies at Reed College (1991), his M.T.S. at Harvard Divinity School (1993), and Ph.D. in Religion at Harvard University (2000). He works primarily on Japanese Buddhist history, Buddhism and environmentalism, and [...]

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