Dr. Bruce Long, Ph.D.
Faculty of Religious Studies
Tel: (626)571-8811, ext. 357
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Dr. Bruce Long is Professor of the History of Religious and Buddhist Studies at UWest. He also serves as Academic Advisor to all Religious Studies Department graduate students who have arrived at the dissertation level of their work. He holds an MA degree in Religion and Literature, a second MA and a Ph.D in the History of Religions, all from the University of Chicago.
His academic concentrations pertain to Hinduism, Buddhism, Religious Methodology and Buddhist Hermeneutics. He formerly served as Assistant Professor of Asian Religions at Cornell University, Director of the Blaisdell Institute for the Advanced Study of World Religions and Cultures in Claremont, CA and Associate Professor of the History of Religions at Claremont Graduate University.
He has published two books and over thirty scholarly articles in leading journals in the U.S., Europe and India.