Doctor of Philosophy (Art History; Specialization: 20th Century Art), 1983, University of Texas at Austin.
Dissertation title: Mark Tobey and the Baha'i Faith: New Perspectives on the Artist and His Paintings.
Master of Arts (Art History; Specialization: Islamic Art), 1979, University of Texas at Austin.
Thesis title: The Paintings of Shaykh Muhammad and Mirza Ali in the Freer Haft Awrang.
Bachelor of Arts (Arabic), 1976, State University of New York at Binghamton.
Bachelor of Arts (Art History), 1976, State University of New York at Binghamton.
1999 (Fall): Lecturer, University of California at Berkeley Extension Program in conjunction with the Asian Art Museum. Course entitled "The Sacred Art and Architecture of India."
1999 (Spring): Lecturer, Domincan University, San Rafael, California. Graduate seminar entitled "Spiritual Aspects of Twentieth Century Art."
1995-1996: Faculty Consultant, The Center for Teaching & Learning, Office of Faculty Development, Indiana University/Purdue University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana. Advised faculty on the use of computer graphics and imagery in the development of educational materials using new technologies.
1992-94: Member of the Conceptual Design Team of the IUPUI University Library Information System (charged with visualizing the configuration of computerized scholar work stations.
1994: Lecture for the opening of the Paul Gauguin and the School of Pont-Aven exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
1993: Lecture for the opening of the Sculpture of Max Ernst exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
1993: Lecture entitled "Bhutan: The People, The Land, The Culture, The Art" for the Oriental Art Society of the Indianapolis Museum of Art.
1991: Organized and served as moderator for a panel discussion by visiting artists entitled Image and Text: Semiotics and Symbiosis.
1991: "Traditional Painting Schools of Bhutan," The Society for Asian Art Newsletter, Volume 31, Number 1, Fall 1991, The Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA.
1989-96: Assistant Professor of Art History, Herron School of Art, Indiana University/Purdue University of Indianapolis Indianapolis, Indiana.
1988-1989: Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
1985-1988: Coordinator, Cultural Resource Center, Social and Cultural Division, Department of Education, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan
1983-1985: Teacher, Yangchenphug High School, Department of Education, Royal Government of Bhutan, Thimphu, Bhutan.