ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • I live, work, and study on unceded Wampanoag and Massachusett land: so-called Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • My spiritual life and academic pursuits revolve around Buddhism—a set of practices, communities, traditions, and texts that originate in Asia and are still maintained primarily by Asians and people of Asian descent.
 
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL, CURRENT
 
ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL, PAST
  • I worked as a teaching assistant with study-abroad students for three years, through Antioch University/Carleton College Buddhist Studies program in Bodh Gaya, India
  • During a yearlong, residential fellowship at the Insight Meditation Society (Barre, MA), I supported retreatants with medical emergencies and severe emotional distress.
  • Through Spirit Rock Meditation Center I began training as a Community Dharma Leader before the program was cancelled prematurely due to the coronavirus pandemic.
  • My undergraduate degree was in philosophy, summa cum laude from Tufts University.
 
PERSONAL