Adrie Kusserow is professor of cultural anthropology at St. Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. Her most recent international fieldwork trips support girls’ education (South Sudan, www.Africaeli.org) and Youth Media Literacy and Gross National Happiness in Bhutan. She holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from Harvard University and a Master of Theological Studies in comparative religion from Harvard Divinity School. Her debut collection Hunting Down the Monk was published by BOA in 2002 with a foreword by Karen Swenson. She lives with her family in Underhill Center, Vermont, where she was born and raised.