Stephen Christopher

Institution: Kyoto University
Position: JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow
Location: Japan
Role at DRH: Expert
Area of Research: Global Tibetan Buddhism; Himalayan tribals


Stephen Christopher is a JSPS postdoc at Kyoto University. He is also a consultant at iSEE, a Hanoi-based NGO researching the marginalization of ethnic minorities. He has taught at Beijing Normal University, Vietnam National University in Hanoi, Pitt in the Himalayas in Mussoorie, the University of Bremen in Germany, and at Syracuse University, where he received his PhD in anthropology in 2018.

Database Contributions

Entry name ProgressPublished Date modified
Gaddi, a Hindu community of the Western Himalayas July 09, 2019
Tribal Christianity (and allied castes) in the Himalayas July 09, 2019
Supreme Master Ching Hai World Society August 28, 2019