Jeff Schroeder

Jeff Schroeder is an instructor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Oregon. His current research examines the transformation of orthodoxy within the Ōtani denomination of Japanese Shin Buddhism over the course of the twentieth century. He is the author of “Empirical and Esoteric: The Birth of Shin Buddhist Studies as a Modern Academic Discipline,” Japanese Religions 39: 95-118, and “The Insect in the Lion’s Body: Kaneko Daiei and the Question of Authority in Modern Buddhism,” in Modern Buddhism in Japan, Nanzan Institute for Religion and Culture, 2014: 194-222.