“It was several years ago when I first heard about the collaboration between Khyentse Foundation and UC Berkeley. Jacob Dalton, Khyentse Foundation Distinguished University Professor in Tibetan Buddhism, holds a joint appointment in South and Southeast Asian Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures. Khyentse Foundation Distinguished University Professor in Tibetan Buddhism, © Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies at Berkeley. , The Daulton Collection is an eclectic collection of art and artifacts from all over the world. Jacob Dalton specializes in Tibetan Buddhism, which is closely related in both history and practice to the Buddhism of Mongolia.  He has two children: Dr. Melanie Daulton (MD, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago) and Sam Daulton (research scientist, Facebook), both elite rock climbers.. She has worked on a number of archaeology sites and projects in central Asia, including Samarkhand and Afghanistan. Mailing Address: After working for three years (2002-05) as a researcher with the International Dunhuang Project at the British Library, he taught at Yale University (2005-2008) before moving to Berkeley. He works on Nyingma religious history, tantric ritual,paleography, and the Dunhuang manuscripts. He is particularly well known for his work on Abhidharma and for his critical editions of the Abhidharmadīpa, the Sāratamā, and a collection of apocroyphal Jātakas, the Paññāsa-Jātaka, that appeared in four volumes (text and translation). His research involves intensive analysis of Mongolian texts concerning science, art, and Buddhism. and Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies from the University of Michigan. He is the author of a forthcoming study on violence and the formation of Tibetan Buddhism (Yale University Press), and co-author of Tibetan Tantric Manuscripts from Dunhuang: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Stein Collection at the British Library (Brill, 2006). Jake Dalton’s personal message. Feb 6, 2019 - Explore The Queen of Shade's board "Jake Dalton", followed by 1976 people on Pinterest. He is currently working on a study of tantric ritual in the Dunhuang manuscripts. Jacob Dalton.
His areas of scholarly interest include Sanskrit literature and literary theory, Indian Epic Studies, and psychoanalytically oriented cultural studies. University of California Before joining the Berkeley faculty in 1997, she served as Curator of Chinese Art at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco and taught at Oberlin College and the University of Southern California.