Steven Weinberger

Weinberger on the way to Taktsang Monastery, Bhutan

Current Focus

At the Tibetan & Himalayan Library I am focusing on the integration of all applications on the website as well as the current issue of the Journal of the International Association of Tibetan Studies, the Kangyur and Tengyur cataloging projects and Union Catalog of Buddhist Texts project, and the Antiquities of Zhang Zhung website.


  • 2003-present: manager, Tibetan & Himalayan Library, and Research Assistant, Tibetan & Buddhist Studies, UVa
  • 2000-2003: Assistant Project Manager, Collected Tantras of the Ancients cataloging project, UVa
  • Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2003
  • B.A., Amherst College, 1986


  • Early history and development of tantric Buddhism in India and Tibet
  • The practice of meditation, and in particular, the psychological and neurological understanding and effects of meditation