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Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa is an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Grinnell College in Iowa. Her research and teaching focuses on the cultural and religious history of the East and South Asian Himalayas and their global connections. She is the author of The Social Life of Tibetan Biography: Textuality, Community and Authority in the Lineage of Tokden Shakya Shri (2014), and she is currently working on a project related to gender in the construction of Buddhist modernities. She earned her B.A. from Victoria University of Wellington and Ph.D. from Australian National University.