Vanessa R. Sasson
Vanessa R. Sasson is a Professor of Religious Studies in the Liberal and Creative Arts and Humanities Department at Marianopolis College. She is also a Research Fellow for the Institute for Studies in Race, Reconciliation, and Social Justice at the University of the Free State, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Comparative Religion at McGill University. She has published a number of academic books and articles, and is a monthly columnist for the online magazine Buddhistdoor Global. Yasodhara: A Novel About the Buddha’s Wife is her first novel.