Dr. Herman is an affiliate faculty member with the Center for Asian Studies at Georgia State University, an officer in the Society for the Study of Chinese Religion, and is a member of the Committee on the Public Understanding of Religion with the American Academy of Religion.
Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism, Comparative Mysticism, Theory and Method in the Study of Religion, Religion and Popular Culture.
“Who Cares if the Qur’an is the Word of God? W. C. Smith’s Charge to the Aspiring Public Intellectual,” in Aitken and Sharma ed., The Legacy of Wilfred Cantwell Smith (forthcoming)
“Religion, Character, and Education: Another Battleground in the Public Schools?” in Religious Studies News (October 2010).
“The Mysterious Mr. Wang: The Search for Martin Buber’s Confucian Ghostwriter,” in Journal of Chinese Religions 37 (2009), 73-91
"Talkin' 'Bout My Parents' Generation: Confucian Ethics and Family Values," in Education About Asia 8/2 (Fall 2003).
"Dao Unto Others," in Religious Studies Review 28:4 (October 2002), 19-21.
"Human Heart, Heavenly Heart: Mystical Dimensions of Chu Hsi's Neo-Confucianism," Journal of the American Academy of Religion 69/1 (March 2001) 103-128.
"Daoist Environmentalism in the West: Ursula K. Le Guin's Reception and Transmission of Daoism," in Norman Girardot, Liu Xiaogan, and James Miller, eds., Daoism and Ecology, (Cambridge: Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard University Press, 2001), 391-406.
I and Tao: Martin Buber's Encounter With Chuang Tzu, (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1996).