Lee Gilmore

Lee Gilmore specializes in the study of ritual and new religious movements. The author of Theater in a Crowded Fire: Ritual and Spirituality at Burning Man (University of California Press, 2010), she also co-edited AfterBurn: Reflections on Burning Man (University of New Mexico Press, 2005). She currently teaches online for San José State University and previously taught at California State University, Northridge.  She completed her PhD at the Graduate Theological Union in Cultural & Historical Studies of Religions in 2005.