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Steven Heine, Ph.D., is a Professor of Religion and History as well as Director of the Institute for Asian Studies at Florida International University (FIU). He specializes in East Asian and comparative religions, Japanese Buddhism and medieval intellectual history, Buddhist studies, and religion and social sciences. His research interests include Zen Buddhism and Japanese culture. Heine teaches a variety of courses including Japanese Religion and Culture, Zen Buddhism, Asian Values in Business, and Religions of the Silk Road.
Total Books: 25
He has published 20 books and dozens of articles in refereed journals and collections such as Journal of Asian Studies, Philosophy East and West, The Eastern Buddhist, Japanese Journal of Religious Studies, Journal of Chinese Philosophy, and Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies, among others.
Heine has received numerous grants to develop Asian Studies at FIU and has overseen well over $1.5 million in external funding, including projects awarded by the U.S. Department of Education, the Japan Foundation, and National Endowment for the Humanities.
In spring 2004, Heine received the Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs Award. This was bestowed for lifetime achievement in service to the exchanges between Japan and America and contributing to the benefit of Japan-U.S. relations. He was the only non-Japanese or Japanese-American among the recipients of the award in the Florida state district.
In 2006, Heine was awarded the Kauffman Entrepreneurship Professors Award by the Florida International University’s Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center housed in the College of Business Administration that has led to research and a seminar on Asian cultural values in business. The project is based on Heine’s book Using Zen Principles to Overcome Obstacles and Achieve Your Goal (Oxford University Press, 2005).
In 2007 the government of Japan conferred the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette, which represents the fourth highest of eight classes associated with the award. This award is in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the advancement of the study of Japanese culture and the promotion of understanding of Japan.