Tenzin DorjeeTenzin Dorjee, PhD, is Associate Professor of Human Communication Studies at California State University, Fullerton. His primary teaching and research interests are in intergroup–intercultural identity issues, social justice, and conflict resolution. He is a recipient of faculty recognition awards for outstanding achievements in teaching, research, and community service and was recognized as Distinguished Faculty Marshal of the College of Communications and as Distinguished Faculty Member of the Department of Human Communication Studies. In 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives appointed Dr. Dorjee to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). He has traveled to Burma and Iraq to monitor religious freedom conditions and testified before the U.S. Congress on religious freedom conditions in Tibet and China. In 2018, he was reappointed to the USCIRF and was unanimously elected Chair of the bipartisan commission. He has authored or coauthored articles and book chapters on Tibetan culture, identity, and conflict resolution, among other topics. He has also translated for His Holiness the Dalai Lama and many preeminent Tibetan Buddhist professors in India and North America. Dr. Dorjee's work distills his rich intercultural lived experiences—from growing up and working as a Tibetan refugee in India for more than 30 years to becoming a professor and the first Tibetan American commissioner on the USCIRF—as well as his theoretical and research insights.