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Johan Elverskog

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Johan Elverskog is Altshuler University Distinguished Teaching Professor and Chair of Religious Studies at SMU. He is the author and editor of numerous articles and books, including Uygur Buddhist Literature, Our Great Qing: The Mongols, Buddhism and the State in Late Imperial China, and the multiple award-winning Buddhism and Islam on the Silk Road. He is currently working on two projects. The first is an environmental history of Buddhism, which is under contract with the Weyerhauser Environmental Book Series of the University of Washington Press. The second is an edited volume Sources of the Mongol Tradition, which is being prepared with Christopher Atwood and is a comprehensive collection of Mongolian works covering the development of Mongolian civilization from the earliest beginnings until today. It is under contract with the Introduction to Asian Civilizations Series of Columbia University Press