Darcie Price-Wallace is a doctoral candidate in Buddhist Studies. Her dissertation focuses on histories of ordained Tibetan and Himalayan women alongside a contemporary full ordination movement for nuns (bhikṣuṇī/dge slong ma
). Her work contextualizes precedents within different Tibetan lineages, explores rhetoric of Tibetan scholars on the topic of ordination, and examines narratives about ordination amongst monastic communities. She recently completed a year of fieldwork in India as a recipient of a Fulbright-Nehru Student Grant. In Fall 2018 and 2019, she she taught Contemporary Buddhist Culture for the Carleton-Antioch Buddhist Studies Program in Bodh Gaya, India. Previously, she served as the student facilitator for the Asian Studies Graduate Cluster at NU for two years. She completed an M.A. in History of Religions and an M.A. in Social Work from the University of Chicago. Her advisor is Sarah Jacoby.