Russ Volckmann, PhD

Adjunct Faculty
Transformative Leadership

Transformative Studies

CIIS Main Building
1453 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Russ Volckmann, (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Political Science and Public Administration) has worked for over thirty years as an organization development consultant and executive coach. In addition he studied humanistic psychology at Sonoma State University and focused on Gestalt Therapy and Jungian Archetypal Psychology. He was a Fulbright Fellow in India.

He has taught at U.C., Berkeley; the University of Arizona; the United States Army Intelligence School at Ft. Juachuca, Arizona; Sonoma State University; Golden Gate University; John F. Kennedy University; Leadership University; the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, Saybrook Institute and Union Graduate Institute and University. In addition he has served on dissertation committees for the Fielding Graduate Institute, Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, Antioch University, and CIIS.

He has worked for over thirty years as an organization development consultant and executive coach. He has received and/or led training in many areas, including integral consciousness, integral leadership, Spiral Dynamics, stress management, sensory awareness, communication skills, organizational systems change and development, problem solving, team building, personal power and influence, transactional analysis, gestalt therapy, neo-Reichian body therapies, project management and leadership, total quality management and dialogue. He has participated in numerous trainings for coaches with B\Coach Systems, the Coaches Training Institute and the Executive Coaching Program, Professional School of Psychology. He participated in two integral leadership workshops with Ken Wilber and others at the Integral Institute, as well as two levels of certification with Dr. Don Beck in Spiral Dynamics.

He was the founding editor of a professional journal, Vision/Action, for five years. He is publisher and Editor of Integral Leadership Review and LeadingDigest. He is currently on the Editorial Board of Integral Review, published by ARINA, Inc. He has published numerous professional articles.