Ronald Y. Nakasone
Senior Lecturer in Buddhist Art and Culture
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Buddhist Studies, 1980 (Ph.D. Minor in Philosophy)
MA, Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan, Buddhist Studies, 1975
MA, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Oriental Art History, 1967
BA, University of Hawaii-Manoa, Philosophy, 1965
- Buddhist Aesthetics, Art, and Ethics
- Ryukyuan (Okinawan) Studies
- Spirituality and Aging
Asian American Religious Cultures, 2 vols. Co-editor, ABC-CLIO, 2015.
“On Learning and Teaching the Art of Sho (calligraphy),” Spotlight on Teaching Religions and Religiosity. American Academy of Religion, Vol. 19 no. 3, 2014.
“Unarigami, Sacred Feminine Voices in Ryūkyūan Polity,” Religion and Politics, Peter Lang, 2014.
“The Diaspora of the Corporeal Remains of Lord Buddha,” The Journal of Religion and Culture (Thailand), vol. VIII, no. 1, 2014.
“Spiritual Genealogy: Interfaith and Multicultural Reflections on Spirituality and Aging,” Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging, 2014.
“Reflections on the Structure of Buddhist Thinking,” Journal of the International Association of Buddhist Universities, Vol. IV, 2014.