Gail Chin teaches world art history at the University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. She received her PhD from UCLA, specializing in Japanese Buddhist painting. She has researched and published on kusozu, Chujo no hime and the mukaeko, and the Amida shoju raigozu of Mount Koya. At the time of this writing, she is the recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant for the purpose of investigating the Yamai no soshi, a compilation of pictures about illness.
Gail is the DDB editor for Japanese Buddhist Art, and has written a number of entries in this area. [2003/08/28]