American Buddhism
The research paper will be 8-10 pages in length and conform to Chicago Style (see Little Seagull ) and will include a Bibliography with 5-7 academic, peer-reviewed sources.

Here are some sources you could use in the paper:
Westward Dharma Buddhism Beyond Asia, American Dharma: Buddhism Beyond Modernity, Buddhists in the American West, A Critique of Western Buddhism, Zen and Psychotherapy