B. Alan Wallace, Ph.D.
Dr. Wallace, a scholar and practitioner of Buddhism since 1970, has taught Buddhist theory & meditation worldwide since 1976. Having devoted 14 years to training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk, ordained by H. H. the Dalai Lama, he went on to earn an undergraduate degree in physics & philosophy of science at Amherst College & a doctorate in religious studies at Stanford. Dynamic lecturer, progressive scholar, and one of the most prolific writers & translators of Tibetan Buddhism in the West, B. Alan Wallace, Ph.D., continually seeks innovative ways to integrate Buddhist contemplative practices w/Western science to advance the study of the mind. Interested in the intersections of consciousness studies & scientific disciplines such as psychology, cognitive neuroscience, and physics, he provides new understandings, while with his unique background, Alan brings deep experience and applied skills to the challenge of integrating traditional Indo-Tibetan Buddhism with the modern world.