Daniel Capper, Ph.D., since 2000 has been a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he teaches Asian, Native American, and comparative religions. His interdisciplinary research, arising from anthropological, psychological, and environmental science perspectives, explores religious interactions with the nonhuman natural world. His many publications include the books <Guru Devotion and the American Buddhist Experience> and <Learning Love from a Tiger: Religious Experiences with Nature>.  Currently he is working on a project to extend Buddhist environmental ethics to space issues such as orbiting debris and mining on our moon, as can be found at the web site https://www.buddhismandspace.org/.



Ph.D. University of Chicago  2000

M.A. University of Virginia 1987

B.A. University of Virginia 1984

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