Roger R. Jackson
Roger R. Jackson is Professor Emeritus of Asian studies and religion at Carleton College. He specializes in Indian and Tibetan Buddhist philosophy, meditation, and ritual. He has also written extensively on Buddhist religious poetry, mysticism, and contemporary Buddhist thought. His current research focuses on the Gelug Mahamudra tradition of Tibet. He is the author of Is Enlightenment Possible? and Tantric Treasures, coauthor of The Wheel of Time: Kalachakra in Context, editor of The Crystal Mirror of Philosophical Systems, and coeditor of Tibetan Literature: Studies in Genre, Buddhist Theology, and Mahamudra and the Bka’ brgyud Tradition.