Jean-Luc Achard is a researcher at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) in Paris and editor of the Revue d'Etudes Tibétaines
John Vincent Bellezza is a senior research fellow at the Tibet Center, University of Virginia. He is an expert in the archaeology and cultural history of Tibet.
Elisabeth Benard is Associate Professor at the University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington.
José Cabezón is the XIV Dalai Lama Endowed Chair in Tibetan Buddhism and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Alexander Gardner is Associate Director of the Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation. He completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan in 2007.
Gyurme Dorje is director of Trans Himalaya, with offices in the United Kingdom, Chengdu, and Kham. He earned a Ph.D. in Tibetan Literature at the School for Oriental and Asian Studies in 1987 and a Masters degree in Sanskrit & Oriental Studies at Edinburgh in 1971.
Jörg Heimbel has a Ph.D. in Tibetology and Social Anthropology from Hamburg University.
Sarah Jacoby is Assistant Professor of Religion at Northwestern University. She earned a PhD in Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at the University of Virginia in 2007.
Stefan Larsson received his PhD in History of Religions from Stockhold University in 2009 and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley.
Jakob Leschly is a translator and practitioner, studying primarily under Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, Pema Wanggyal Rinpoche, and Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche. He completed a three year retreat in 1984.
Dan Martin is a scholar based in Israel. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1991.
Adam Pearcey is the Director of the Rigpa Shedra and a staff translator at Lotsawa House (lotsawahouse.org).
Françoise Pommaret is a director of research at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, CNRS), Paris.
Andrew Quintman is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Yale University. He completed his PhD in Buddhist Studies at the University of Michigan in 2006.
Joona Repo is currently Andrew W. Mellon- Anne d’Harnoncourt Postdoctoral Curatorial Fellow at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Matthieu Ricard is the main coordinator at Karuna-Shechen. A Buddhist monk, he has lived and studied in the Himalayan region for over thirty-five years, and was the full-time attendant of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche for thirteen years.
Jann Ronis is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in 2009.
Samten Chhosphel is an independent scholar with a PhD from the Central Institute for Higher Buddhist Studies in Sarnath, India.
Michael Sheehy is the Director of the Jonang Foundation and the Senior Editor at the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center. He received his PhD in Tibetan and Buddhist Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2007.
Gene Smith (1936-2010), one of the world's greatest scholars of Tibet, was the Founder of the Tibetan Buddhist Resource Center.
Sonam Dorje is a Tibetan MA student at Qinghai University for Nationalities, majoring in Tibetan Language and Literature.
Michelle Sorenson is a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies at Columbia University.
Cyrus Stearns is a scholar based in Washington State, USA. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1996.
Heather Stoddard is a professor at the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations in Paris (Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales, CNRS), Paris.
Ven. Tenzin Fedor Stracke is a candidate for the Geshe degree at Sera Monastery in India. He was one of the founders and the first director of Sera Je IMI house, a complex especially built for the Western monks studying at the monastery.
Dominique Townsend has a PhD in Tibetan Studies from Columbia University and is currently teaching at Barnard College.
Tsehua is a Tibetan from Amdo, fluent in Tibetan, Chinese, and English. He is a Ph.D. student in Anthropology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Gray Tuttle is Leila Hadley Luce Professor of Modern Tibetan Studies at Columbia University. He completed his PhD in Inner Asian History at Harvard in 2002.
Cameron David Warner is a Postdoctoral Fellow in Buddhism and Modernity Department of Anthropology and Ethnography, Aarhus University. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Jeff Watt is one of the world's leading scholars of Himalayan Art. He is the Director and Chief Curator of Himalayan Art Resources (himalayanart.org).
Simon Wickham-Smith is a PhD candidate at the University of Washington. He has published several translations of Mongolian and Tibetan literature, including several volumes of Mongolian poety. He has also released many recordings of experimental music.