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Lee  Gilmore

Gilmore, Lee

Lecturer AY-B,  Humanities

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I live in Oregon & teach online only. Available by appointment via phone, Skype, or WebEx.



  • Doctor of Philosophy. Graduate Theological Union, 2005
  • Master of Arts
    California Institute of Integral Studies, 1997
  • Bachelor of Arts
    San Francisco State University, 1993


Lee Gilmore specializes in the study of ritual, new religious movements, new media, and religion and nature. The author of Theater in a Crowded Fire: Ritual and Spirituality at Burning Man (University of California Press, 2010), her other publications include AfterBurn: Reflections on Burning Man (University of New Mexico Press, 2005), co-edited with Mark Van Proyen. She previously taught Religion & Anthropology at California State University, Northridge, and finished her PhD in Cultural & Historical Studies of Religions at the Graduate Theological Union in 2005.