Greg Wilkinson

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Department: Church History

Title: Assistant Professor

Office: 270S JSB

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Greg Wilkinson received a PhD from the University of Iowa in Religious Studies with a focus in modern Japanese religions and previously taught as the Japanese Religion Professor for the East Asian Studies Department, University of Arizona. His current research interests include Asian new religious movements, contemporary uses of the Buddhist Canon, and modern Japanese pilgrimage.  One of his most recent publications is Reinventing the Tripitaka: Transformation of the Buddhist Canon in Modern East Asia (Lexington Press 2017).