• Professor Nadeau has enjoyed an academic career as a Professor of Religion at Trinity University spanning twenty-five years. His core courses included Cultural Perspectives on Asian Religions, Buddhist Ethics, Taoism and Personal Identity, Being Young in Asia, Japanese Literature of the Spirit World, and Approaches to the Study of Religion. He is the author of several books and articles on Asian religions, including research on religion in late imperial China, religious life in modern Taiwan, definitions of “religion” and religious concepts in East Asian traditions, and religion and identity.

    • Ph.D. - University of British Columbia
    • M.A. - Princeton University
    • B.A. - Oberlin College
    • “Ancient China,” in The History of Evil in Antiquity (2000 BCE – 450 CE), edited by Tom Angier (Routledge)
    • “Visualizing the Pure Land: Images and Imagination in Buddhist Practice,” in Heavens and Hells: The Cosmology of Pure Land Buddhism, San Antonio Museum of Art, Exhibition Catalogue (co-authored with Asian Art Curator Emily Sano and contributor Alison Miller)
    • Asian Religions: A Cultural Perspective (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell)
    • The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Chinese Religions (editor) (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell)
    • “Gods, Ghosts, and Ancestors: Patterns of Religious Organization and the Question of ‘Taiwanese Identity’” (with Chang Hsün), Religion in Modern Taiwan: Tradition and Innovation in a Changing Society, edited by Philip Clart and Charles B. Jones (Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press)
    • Religions of China and Japan
    • History of Religion on Taiwan
    • Chinese Religions
    • Japanese Religions
    • Being Young in Asia

    Fulbright Senior Scholar (2014), Jennie Farris Railey King Professor of Religion, Trinity University (2012-2018)

    Fulbright Association