Shae A.K. Frydenlund received her Ph.D. in Human Geography from the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research on gender and labor in the Rohingya diaspora has been funded by the National Science Foundation. Frydenlund has published papers in Geoforum, Journal of Cultural Geography, and Himalaya: Journal of the Association of Nepal and Himalaya Studies. She received her M.A. in Geography from University of Colorado Boulder and a B.A. from Colgate University.