Ned O’Malia, Doctor of Philosophy in Asian Religions from Temple University, is a Professor at the University of New Mexico and a noted speaker and lecturer on the cultures of northern New Mexico and the religions of Asia.
Dr. O’Malia often leaves the classroom to reside and teach in communities of spiritual practitioners. As a travel writer, he has served as Travel Editor for Prime Time the Newspaper. As a talented chef, he has learned the cuisines of cultures around the world.
Dr. O’Malia is a passionate world traveler and a talented tour director. He has led over a hundred group tours since 1971, taking people from the temples of Tibet to the souks of Morocco to the monasteries of northern New Mexico. Ned has traveled on cruise ships, old buses, trucks, bicycles, ox carts, and a dugout canoe and enjoys sharing his knowledge of the cultures, religions, and peoples of the world.