Ann Gleig is an assistant professor of religion and cultural studies at the University of Central Florida. Her primary research area is Asian religions in American. She is co-editor with Lola Williamson of Homegrown Gurus: From Hinduism in America to American Hinduism (Albany: SUNY Press, 2013) and her forthcoming monograph on contemporary developments in American meditation-based “convert” Buddhism will be published by Yale University Press. She is currently working on a second book project on the sexual scandals in American Zen and Tibetan Buddhist communities.