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Lauren Leve

Associate Professor

Department of Religious Studies

India Related Research

Lauren Leve studies the ways that environmental and policy changes impact cultural and religious practices, and vice versa. Her current projects include a multidisciplinary, community-engaged study of sacred lakes and climate change in the Himalayas (funded by the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and the Institute for the Arts and Humanities), and a study of the globalization of vipassana meditation by the Indian teacher, S. N Goenka, and his place in the modern mindfulness movement.

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