Robert Steed

Robert Steed holds a PhD in History of Asian Religions (Chinese Religions) from the University of Iowa Department of Religious Studies. He is Professor of Humanities, East Asian Cultures and Religions, at Hawkeye Community College and a lecturer in Asian and World Religions at the University of Northern Iowa. His research and teaching interests extend to East Asian religions, religion and popular culture, mysticism,  and the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Miyazaki Hayao.