Judith Simmer-Brown BA, Cornell College MA, Florida State University PhD, Walden University PhD Candidate, Columbia University Judith Simmer-Brown has been a core faculty member in Religious Studies at the university since 1978. She lectures and writes on Tibetan Buddhism, women and Buddhism, Buddhist-Christian dialogue and American Buddhism; and is an Acharya (senior dharma teacher) in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. She is on the Board of the Society of Buddhist-Christian Studies and a member of the Lilly Buddhist-Christian Theological Encounter. Her books are Dakini's Warm Breath: The Feminine Principle in Tibetan Buddhism (Shambhala, 2001), and with Brother David Steindl-Rast, et. al., Benedict's Dharma: Buddhists Comment on the Rule of St. Benedict (Riverhead, 2001).