Kali CapeAssistant Professor Religious Studies
Ph.D. Buddhist Studies, Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, (In Progress) Dissertation: Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Tibetan Consort Literature; A Study of The Seminal Heart of the Ḍākinī (mkha’ ‘gro snying thig).
M.A. Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, Specializing in Sino-Tibetan Religions
B.A. Department of Sociology, University of San Diego; Minor in Gender Studies. Minor in Communication.
Kathmandu University of Nepal. Advanced Tibetan Language. 2017.
Kathmandu University of Nepal. Tibetan Translator Training Program. 2017-2018.
Kali Nyima Cape, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Georgia State University. She received her Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia, her master's degree in Sino-Tibetan Studies at the University of Virginia and her bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a minor in gender studies from the University of San Diego. Her research focuses on women in Tibetan Buddhism. Her research has been funded by the Tsadra Foundation, Fulbright-Hays and Ford Foundation Fellowship.
Buddhist philosophy. Tibetan and Chinese religions. South Asia and East Asia. Women, gender and sexuality. Asian diaspora in the contemporary period. Buddhist psychology, trauma and resilience. Hagiography. Contemplative studies. Feminist theory and post-colonial theory.