Gregory Price Grieve is Professor and Head of the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and the 2016 recipient of the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching, the highest honor bestowed by the UNC system for superior teaching. He researches and teaches at the intersection of digital media, Buddhism and the study of critical media practices. The author of numerous monographs, edited volumes, journal articles and book chapters, Grieve’s work investigates the role popular forms of religion play in what it means to be human in the digital age. His Monograph, Cyber Zen: Imagining Authentic Buddhist Identity, Community and Religious Practice in the Virtual World of Second Life,is due from Routledge in December 2016.
Cyber Zen: Imagining Authentic Buddhist Identity, Community and Practices in the Virtual World of Second Life (2016) (more)
Board of Governors : 2016 Excellence in Teaching Award Winner (more)