Sally J. Sutherland Goldman received her Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley in 1979, where she has taught Sanskrit and related subjects since 1981. She is the Associate Editor of the Vālmīki Rāmāyaṇa Translation Project. She is the co-annotator of the Bālakāṇḍa (1984), and co-translator of the Sundarakāṇḍa (1996), Yuddhakāṇḍa (2009), and the Uttarakāṇḍa (forthcoming).  Dr. Sutherland Goldman has lectured, taught, and published widely in the areas of Sanskrit epic and literature and traditional South Asian constructions and representations of gender. She is co-author of the Devavāṇīpraveśikā: An Introduction to the Sanskrit Language (1980, 2004). Dr. Sutherland Goldman is a recipient of the Univeristy of California, Berkeley, Distinguished Teaching Award, 2012.