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Consciousness Revolution: Transpersonal Discoveries That Are Changing the World
Moscow, June 23 - 27, 2010

Jorge Ferrer

Jorge N. Ferrer, PhD, is chair of the Department of East-West Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, where he teaches courses on transpersonal studies, embodied spiritual inquiry, comparative mysticism, and spiritual perspectives on sexuality and relationships He is the author of Revisioning Transpersonal Theory: A Participatory Vision of Human Spirituality (State University of New York Press, 2002) and co-editor of The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies (State University of New York Press, 2008). He currently serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, ReVision: A Journal of Consciousness and Transformation, Spirituality and Health International, The International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, and The Journal of Transpersonal Research.

        A leading scholar on “Transformative Practices” and “Integral Epistemology” at the Esalen Center for Theory and Research, California, he received the Fetzer Institute’s 2000 Presidential Award for his seminal work on consciousness studies. In 2009, he became an advisor to the organization Religions for Peace at the United Nations on a research project aimed at solving interreligious conflict in the world. His participatory integral pedagogy has been featured in The Journal of Transformative Education and Religion & Education, and is the focus of a forthcoming monograph edited by Prof. Yoshiharu Nakagawa based on Prof. Ferrer’s recent visit to Ritsumekian University, Kyoto (Japan). Prof. Ferrer offers talks and workshops on participatory spirituality and integral education both nationally and internationally.