- Ph.D., Religious Studies, Duke University, 2015
- M.A., Asian Studies, Duke University, 2009
- B.A., Religion, Reed College, 2005
- The Revolution of Buddhist Modernism: Jōdo Shin Thought and Politics, 1888-1956 (monograph in progress)
- Bukkyō shisō no seijigaku: Kaneko Daiei no ianjin mondai o megutte" (The Politics of Buddhist Thought: Concerning the Heresy Case of Kaneko Daiei) in Kindai Nihon shisoshi o yominaosu: Kiyozawa Manshi no shiten kara, edited by Ōmi Toshihiro and Yamamoto Nobuhiro (Kyoto: Hōzōkan, 2016).
- "Empirical and Esoteric: The Birth of Shin Buddhist Studies as a Modern Academic Discipline,” Japanese Religions vol. 39, nos. 1-2 (2014): 95-118.
- "The Insect in the Lion's Body: Kaneko Daiei and the Question of Authority in Modern Buddhism" in Modern Buddhism in Japan, edited by Paul Swanson, Ōtani Eiichi and Hayashi Makoto (Nagoya: Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 2014), 194-222.
Fellowships, Grants, and Honors
- Oregon Humanities Center Ernest G. Moll Research Fellowship in Literary Studies, 2018-19
- Evan Frankel Fellowship, 2014-2015
- Japan Foundation Doctoral Fellowship, 2012-2013
- James B. Duke Fellowship, 2009
- University Scholarship, 2009
- Luce Scholarship, 2004
- HC 232 Religious War from the Crusades to ISIS
- REL 303 Japanese Religions
- REL 357 War, Terrorism, and Religion
- REL 359 Religion After Atheism
- HIST 399 Religion and Revolution in Modern East Asia
- REL 411/511 Making Sense of Religion