Kundan Singh, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Transformative Leadership

Transformative Studies

CIIS Main Building
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Kundan Singh, PhD, is an adjunct faculty at CIIS and at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, Calif. He earned his doctorate in humanities from CIIS and a master's degree in applied psychology from University of Delhi, India. Kundan is specifically interested in translating spiritual practice for inner and outer transformation, which includes building a new consciousness for global and local social change.

He is an author of "The Evolution of Integral Yoga: Sri Aurobindo, Sri Ramakrishna, and Swami Vivekananda," and a few book chapters and journal articles including "Beyond Postmodernism: Towards a Future Psychology," "Relativism, Self-Referentiality, and Beyond Mind," "Relativism and Its Relevance for Psychology," "Beyond Mind: Towards a Future Psychology," and "Laying the Foundations of Indian Psychology." His areas of research include integral yoga of the Mother and Sri Aurobindo, contemporary and traditional Vedanta, Theravada and Mahayana Buddhism, Sufism of the Indian subcontinent, comparative mysticism, spirituality and social action, globalization, social change and personal responsibility, Indian psychology, transpersonal psychology, social psychology, depth psychology, cultural and cross-cultural psychology, Wilber's integral psychology, postmodern philosophy, philosophy of science and epistemology, critical thought and deconstruction, and East-West studies, among others.