Jacob Sherman Laura Reddick

PhD Student
Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion

Laura Pustarfi Reddick, MA, is a graduate of the Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness program (2013) at CIIS and is now pursuing a PhD in Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion. She moved from Charleston, South Carolina to attend the PCC program in 2011 and holds a BA from the College of Charleston in Philosophy and Studio Art. Her research interests are Religion and Ecology, American religion, and eco-philosophy. In her dissertation she will be exploring how the environmental, spiritual, and social crises are impacting human ontology by studying trees from an eco-phenomenological perspective. She is the co-author with Sam Mickey and Adam Robbert of "The Quest for Integral Ecology," Integral Review, Vol. 9, No. 3. She has also presented at the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature, and Culture (ISSRNC), the Association for the Sociology of Religion (ASR), and the Religion in California conference. Laura is currently the Senior Program Manager for CIIS Public Programs & Performances.

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