Assistant Editor for the Pacific World
B.A., Humboldt State University
M.A., Graduate Theological Union
Ph.D., Graduate Theological Union
Natalie Quli specializes in the anthropology of contemporary Buddhisms, with areas of expertise in Buddhist modernism, postcolonial issues, transnationalism/translocalism, and Theravada communities in diaspora and Sri Lanka. She has conducted fieldwork in both Sri Lanka and Bay Area immigrant and convert communities. Serving as Assistant Editor and sitting on the Editorial Committee of Pacific World: Journal of the Institute of Buddhist Studies, she is also a steering committee member of the Buddhism in the West consultation at the American Academy of Religion.