Ding-hwa Evelyn Hsieh

Ding-hwa Hsieh finished her PhD in Buddhist Studies at UCLA in 1993 with a dissertation on "A Study of the Evolution of K'an-hua Ch'an in Sung China: Yuan-Wu K'o-Ch'in (1063-1135) and the Function of Kung-an in Ch'an Pedagogy and Praxis." She received postdoctoral fellowships at UC Berkeley and Harvard, and is now a tenured professor at Truman State University in the Missouri state system.