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NameBlundell, David (卜道教授)
DepartmentInternational Master's & Doctoral Programs in Asia-Pacific Studies
Degrees1973 School for International Training, Experiment in International Living. Scholarship,
South Asia Program to Sri Lanka for language and culture, Brattleboro, Vermont.
1975 B.A. Department of History, California State University, Long Beach. Advanced
Certificate in Interdisciplinary Asian Studies (President’s List).
1975-1976 University of Peradeniya, Department of Sinhala, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
1977-1978 University of California Berkeley’s Group in Buddhist Studies.
1980 M.A. Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles.
1983 Ph.D. Department of Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles.
1983-1984 Postdoctoral Scholar in Anthropology, UCLA.
1985-1986 Mandarin Training Center, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.
1987 Thai Society and Buddhist Studies Program, Thammasat University, Bangkok,
Research InterestsEthnography of communication, anthropology of
religion, ethnographic film (visual anthropology), life history accounts,
language and culture, symbolic anthropology, Taiwan & Asia-Pacific as a
cultural area, aesthetic anthropology
Selected Publications2014 “Early Austronesian Historical Voyaging in Monsoon Asia: Heritage and Knowledge for Museum Displays utilizing Texts, Archaeology, Digital Interactive Components, and GIS Approaches.” Co-authored with Jeanette Zerneke. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing. 8: 237-252.

2013 “Dr B R Ambedkar and Buddhism in the Perspective of the Cultural Unity of India.” Cultural Unity of India. Sabysachi Bhattacharya, Ed. Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture. Pp. 355-372.

2012 Taiwan Since Martial Law: Society, Culture, Politics, Economics. David Blundell, Ed. University of California, Berkeley & National Taiwan University Press.

2009 Austronesian Taiwan: Linguistics, History, Ethnology, Prehistory. Revised Edition. David Blundell, Ed. Berkeley, CA: Phoebe A. Hearst Museum, University of California.
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