Tenzin Dorjee (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) is Assistant Professor at the Department of Human Communication Studies, California State University at Fullerton (CSUF). He is an intercultural communication expert whose primary teaching and research interests are in intergroup, intercultural, intergenerational communication, identity issues, peace building, and conflict resolution. He has authored and co-authored peer-reviewed articles and chapters on Tibetan culture, identity, and communication, nonviolence and middle way approaches to Sino-Tibetan conflict, intergenerational communication context, and others. He is also a prominent native translator (Lotsawa) of over 30 years with many articles and translated works of Tibetan Buddhism and culture into English to his credit. He had great honor to be Guest Translator for His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Hawaii last April, 2012. California State University at Fullerton honored him with several outstanding recognitions for his superior teaching and peer-reviewed journal publications of the Highest Quality Scholarly and Creative Activity: Faculty Recognition: Teacher-Scholar Award in 2011 and Faculty Recognition: Scholarly and Creative Activity in 2013. The Western States of Communication Association (WSCA) elected him to the WSCA Executive Council and Chair of the Committee for Teaching Excellence Award in 2013. His department elected him to be the Basic Course Director for three years to train, guide, and oversee the works of Teaching Associates and part-time lecturers. He is also the incumbent President of Tibetan Association of Southern California (TASC).