C. Pierce Salguero, Ph.D.


Asst Professor of Asian History & Religious Studies
Penn State University, Abington College
406 Sutherland Bldg., 1600 Woodland Rd., Abington, PA 19001
Email: salguero@psu.edu, Tel: 215.881.7300

I am a historian specializing in the history of Asian religion and medicine. I have a Ph.D. in History of Medicine from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. in East Asian Studies from University of Virginia. I teach classes in East Asian History, Chinese Religion & Philosophy, Buddhism, and History of Medicine. Currently, my academic research focuses on the introduction of Buddhist medical ideas to medieval China. This website is designed for students of Abington College. For my professional website, with CV, information about research, and publications, please see www.piercesalguero.com.