Jacob Sherman

Jacob Sherman

Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion
Co-Director of the Chaudhuri Center

CIIS Main Building, 4th Floor
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Jacob Sherman is assistant professor and core faculty in Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies and the co-director of the Chaudhuri Center for Contemplative Practice, Interreligious Dialogue, and Social Justice at CIIS. He received his PhD in philosophical theology from the University of Cambridge, and holds masters' degrees in interdisciplinary studies and philosophy and religion from Regent College and CIIS, respectively. Before joining CIIS as a faculty member, Jacob was previously visiting lecturer in philosophy of religion at King's College London. In addition, he worked for two years under Joseph C. Montville and Dulce Murphy as the coordinator of the Esalen Center for Theory and Research project on Global Fundamentalism.

He is the editor, with Jorge Ferrer, of "The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies" and his writings have appeared in journals such as Religious StudiesModern Theology, and The Heythrop Journal. He is currently completing his next book, "Partakers of the Divine: Contemplation and the Practice of Philosophy."