Contributor Bios

Stephanie Kaza

Stephanie Kaza, Ph.D., is associate professor of environmental studies at the University of Vermont, where she teaches religion and ecology, ecofeminism, radical environmentalism, and unlearning consumerism. Stephanie holds a Ph.D. in Biology from University of California, Santa Cruz and a Master of Divinity from Starr King School for the Ministry. A long-time practitioner of Soto Zen Buddhism, Stephanie is the author of “The Attentive Heart: Conversations with Trees” and co-editor (with Kenneth Kraft) of “Dharma Rain: Sources of Buddhist Environmentalism,” classic and modern texts supporting a Buddhist approach to environmental activism.