Nancy Falk earned a B.A. from Cedar Crest College and a MA/Ph.D. from the University of Chicago and is a leading scholar in the fields of Indian Religion both Hinduism and Buddhism and in cross-cultural women's studies in religion. Among her many scholarly contributions to religious studies, several standouts include: UNSPOKEN WORLDS: WOMEN'S RELIGIOUS LIVES (with Rita M. Gross and also published by Wadsworth), and WOMEN AND RELIGION IN INDIA.
Women and Religion in India: An Annotated Bibliography of Sources in English, 1975-92