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Scholarship, Creativity, Self-Inquiry

The focus of the doctoral program in Transformative Studies is to develop thought-leaders who are committed to exploring leading-edge issues in innovative ways that combine scholarship, creativity, and self-inquiry.

The program encourages students to articulate research topics they are passionate about and supports participation in the scholarly discourse through publication. It views academic inquiry as an opportunity for personal and social transformation, grounding transformative processes in academic depth, rigor, and imagination.

The program focuses on the development of the following capacities:

  • Making an original transdisciplinary research contribution in a chosen area of inquiry.
  • Engaging in inquiry as a creative and transformative process in the context of a community of learners.
  • Applying one’s research to real-world problems, articulating and embodying one’s values, and skillfully putting theory into practice.

Intensive Dates

Fall 2018: August 30 - September 4, 2018

Location: Best Western Lighthouse Hotel, Pacifica, CA 

Welcome Ceremony Begins August 30th @ 5:00pm PT

Closing Ceremony Ends September 4th @ 11:00am PT

Spring 2018: January 24th - 29th, 2019

Location: TBA

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