Dr. Robert W. Clark was born in Brush Colorado. His MA and Ph.D are from the History of Religions program at the University of Virginia where he studied Sanskrit and Tibetan literature. Dr. Clark teaches Tibetan language, culture, and literature at Stanford since 2004. He has served as a curator and catalogue author for Tibetan art in several museums including the Tibetan National Museum in Dharamsala, the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco and the Dallas Museum of Art. Was a translator in the Private Office of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and serves as translator for Tibetan lecturers in the Americas, Europe, and India. He has written a number of books and articles on aspects of Tibetan and Buddhist culture. He studied at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and continues to pursue his interests in topics of Buddhist and Jewish philosophy.