Lindsey DeWitt’s dissertation research interest concerns the social and historical dimensions of Japanese Buddhism, particularly as it relates to the place of women and gender at pilgrimage and mountainous worship sites. She is broadly trained in Japanese religions, art history, history, and language, as well as Chinese religions and history. She holds an M.A. in International Studies/Comparative Religion from the University of Washington (2008) and a B.A. in Political Science/Asian Studies from Colorado State University (2004). In addition to scholarly pursuits, Lindsey is an avid photographer and purveyor of the arts and music.