Allan Combs

Professor
Transformative Inquiry
School of Consciousness and Transformation

PhD, University of Georgia

Allan Combs, PhD, is a consciousness researcher, neuropsychologist, and systems theorist at The California Institute of Integral Studies where he is the Director of the Center for Consciousness Studies. In 2012 he was named the Navin and Pratibha Doshi Professor of Consciousness Studies at CIIS and elected to the Board of Directors of Nalanda International. He also holds appointments at the Saybrook University and is Co-Director of the MA in Consciousness Studies at the Graduate Institute of Connecticut. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of North Carolina-Asheville.

Allan is author of over 200 articles, chapters, and books on consciousness and the brain, including Conscious Explained Better: Towards an Integral Understanding of the Multifaceted Nature of Consciousness; The Radiance of Being: Understanding the Grand Integral Vision; Living the Integral Live, winner of the best-book award of the Scientific and Medical Network of the UK, with a foreword by Ken Wilber; Synchronicity: Through the Eyes of Science, Myth, and the Trickster, with Mark Holland; and Thomas Berry, Dreamer of the Earth, edited with Ervin Laszlo; and others.

Professor Combs is the founder of the Society for Consciousness Studies and co-founder of The Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology and the Life Sciences, a member of The General Evolution Research Group, the Integral Institute, and the one-hundred member Club of Budapest. He is Co-Editor of the Journal of Conscious Evolution, Associate Editor of Dynamical Psychology, and serves on a variety of Editorial Boards.

Allan was the winner of the 2002-2003 National Teaching Award of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies, and in the same year the held the UNCA Honorary Ruth and Leon Feldman Professorship.

Transformative Studies Faculty

Allan Combs Allan Combs
Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD, University of Georgia,
Dan Crowe Dan Crowe
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., California Institute of Integral Studies,
Daniel Deslauriers Daniel Deslauriers
Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD, Université de Montréal ,
May Elawar May Elawar
Assistant Professor , Transformative Inquiry
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
Joanne Gozawa Joanne Gozawa
Associate Professor , Transformative Inquiry
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
Constance A. Jones Constance A. Jones
Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD, Emory University,
Gary Lachman Gary Lachman
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
Philip McAdoo Philip McAdoo
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., University of Pennsylvania,
Chip McAuley Chip McAuley
Adjunct Lecturer,
PhD., California Institute of Integral Studies,
Alfonso Montuori Alfonso Montuori
Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD, Saybrook Institute,
Carol Oberg Carol Oberg
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., California Institute of Integral Studies,
F. David Peat F. David Peat
Adjunct Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., MSc, Liverpool University,
Michael A. Raffanti Michael A. Raffanti
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Transformative Studies
EdD., Fielding Graduate University ,
Peter Reason Peter Reason
Adjunct Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., Case Western Reserve University,
Roxanne Reed Roxanne Reed
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
James H. Rolling James H. Rolling
Adjunct Associate Professor, Transformative Inquiry
School of Consciousness and Transformation,
Jennifer Wells Jennifer Wells
Associate Professor, Transformative Inquiry
PhD, University of California, Berkeley,
Robert Wright Robert Wright
Adjunct Lecturer, Transformative Inquiry
PhD., California Institute of Integral Studies,

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