Gregory Price Grieve
Gregory Price Grieve researches and teaches in the intersection of South Asian religions, New Media, and postmodern and pluralistic approaches to the study of religion. Grieve is associate professor of Religious Studies and the Director of MERGE: A Network for Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Schoarship at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is the author of numerous articles, the monograph Retheorizing Religion in Nepal and the co-editor of the edited volume Historicizing Tradition in the Study of Religion. Grieve has been a research fellow at the Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and the Center for Religion and Media at New York University. He is currently working on a book titled, Digital Dharma: Buddhism, Second Life and the Reenchantment of Late Modernity, which analyzes Second Life's Zen Buddhist cluster to comprehend the early effort of practitioners to reshape religious practices on the virtual frontier.
**Areas of Academic Interest:
* South Asian religions with an emphasis in Himalayan traditions
* Theories and methods for the study of religion
* Ethnography of religion
* Religion, art and visual culture