Gilmore, Lee

Gilmore, Lee

Lecturer AY-B, Humanities



Office Hours

Via Zoom, Tuesdays @ 2pm or by appointment. (I live in Oregon & teach online only.)


  • 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 and new religious movements. The author of Theater in a Crowded Fire: Ritual and Spirituality at Burning Man (University of California Press, 2010), her other publications include the co-edited volume AfterBurn: Reflections on Burning Man (University of New Mexico Press, 2005). She also teaches part-time at California State University, Chico, and previously taught at California State University, Northridge. She completed her PhD in Cultural & Historical Studies of Religions at the Graduate Theological Union in 2005.