Michelle Walsh

Doctoral Student


  • PhD, University of Virginia, Religious Studies (in progress)
  • MA, Naropa University, Contemplative Buddhist Psychology
  • BA, Florida State University, International Affairs and French, minor in Anthropology

Research Interests

  • Himalayan Buddhism
  • Hinduism and Yoga Philosophy
  • Contemplative Science and Practices
  • Integrative Medicine


  • Introduction to Buddhism, Teaching Assistant
  • Buddhist Meditation and Modernity, Contemplative Lab Instructor