Richard McBride

Rick McBride completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies in 2001 with a dissertation entitled, “The Domestication of Buddhism in Silla Korea: Buddhist Cults in Ancient Korean Society.” He subsequently held a Mellon Post-doctoral Fellowship at Washington University in St. Louis and a Fulbright grant. He currently teaches at Brigham Young University, Hawaii. His first book, Domesticating the Dharma: Buddhist Cults and the Hwaŏm Synthesis in Silla Korea, was published by the University of Hawaii Press in 2007.