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About the Author
Gillian G. Tan is an anthropologist with research interests that cover 1) contemporary social and environmental changes on the Tibetan plateau, 2) human-nonhuman relationships among Tibetan nomadic pastoralists, and 3) theoretical and practical intersections between ecology and religiosity. She received her Ph.D from the University of Melbourne and has been a postdoctoral research fellow at the Laboratoire d'Anthropologie Sociale. Currently, she lectures in anthropology at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University in Geelong, Australia.