About Victoria Montrose

Dr. Victoria Montrose is an Assistant Professor of Religion and Asian Studies at Furman University.

NBN Episodes hosted by Victoria:

Vanessa R. Sasson, "The Gathering: A Story of the First Buddhist Women" (Equinox, 2023)

November 8, 2023

The Gathering

Vanessa R. Sasson

Vanessa R. Sasson's book The Gathering: A Story of the First Buddhist Women (Equinox, 2023) is a retelling of the story of the first Buddhist women's …

Scott A. Mitchell, "The Making of American Buddhism" (Oxford UP, 2023)

July 21, 2023

The Making of American Buddhism

Scott A. Mitchell

Scott A. Mitchell is the Dean of Students and Faculty Affairs and holds the Yoshitaka Tamai Professorial Chair at the Institute of Buddhist Studies in…

Richard Payne, ed., "Secularizing Buddhism: New Perspectives on a Dynamic Tradition" (Shambhala, 2021)

February 10, 2022

Secularizing Buddhism

Richard Payne

A timely essay collection on the development and influence of secular expressions of Buddhism in the West and beyond. How do secular values impact Bu…

Chenxing Han, "Be the Refuge: Raising the Voices of Asian American Buddhists" (North Atlantic Books, 2021)

October 20, 2021

Be the Refuge

Chenxing Han

Despite the fact that two thirds of U.S. Buddhists identify as Asian American, mainstream perceptions about what it means to be Buddhist in America of…