Dr. Nina P. Azari, earned her first Ph.D. degree in human cognitive experimental psychology, followed by postdoctoral training and research in human brain imaging at the National Institutes of Health, and in Germany. She then earned a second Ph.D., in Religious & Theological Studies, the dissertation for which was on philosophical-theological implications of neuroscientific study of religious experience—most specifically her own collaborative work on the subject (a brain imaging study of a Christian religious experience). Dr. Azari is founding Editor-in-Chief the Encyclopedia of Sciences and Religions (Publisher: Springer). Before returning to her hometown of Fort Collins, Dr. Azari was a member of the faculty in the department of Psychology at the University of Hawaii-Hilo, USA. This is her 10th year teaching at Ridgeview, where she is a member of the science faculty.