Sarah M. Pike
teaches at California State University, Chico. She has written books and articles on contemporary Paganism, ritual, New Age, Burning Man, spiritual dance, ancestral skills, environmentalism, and climate protests. Her most recent book is For the Wild: Ritual and Commitment in Radical Eco-Activism. Her current research focuses on ritualized relationships with landscapes after wildfires. She is a member of the American Academy of Religion.