PhD Candidate, Religious Studies
ProjectContemplative Practices, Contexts, and Buddhist Values in Contemporary Bhutan
Support for dissertation: Contemplative Practices, Contexts, and Buddhist Values in Contemporary Bhutan
Michelle Walsh is a Ph.D. candidate in religious studies, specializing in Himalayan Buddhist practices and contemplative studies. Her research focuses on the globalization of religion and contemporary religious approaches to emotional well-being while considering local contexts and their impact. As a trained healthcare practitioner and program developer in public health, social service, and higher education in Asia and North America, her work lies at the intersection of religion and health.