Adam Rock Adam Rock

Associated Distinguished Professor
Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
School of Consciousness and Transformation

Ph.D.
Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia

Adam J. Rock, Ph.D., is an academic psychologist at the University of New England, Australia. He is a former Founding International Board Member of the International Transpersonal Association and a former President of the Australian Institute of Parapsychological Research. He is the Research Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, an Associate Editor of Anthropology of Consciousness, and an Editorial Board Member for Frontiers of Psychology (Educational Psychology and Quantitative Measurement subsections). He has over 100 professional publications and his most recent books include The Survival Hypothesis (2014) and In Search of Psi (2014). He uses quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method approaches to investigative, for example, shamanic-like journeying phenomena, anomalous information reception by claimant mediums, and spiritual emergency.

Areas of Expertise

  • The phenomenology, epistemology, ontology and personality correlates of shamanic-like journeying phenomena, which I typically investigate using experimental designs and quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods approaches.
  • The link between altered states of awareness (e.g., induced by listening to monotonous drumming coupled with imagery cultivation) and anomalous cognition (e.g., clairvoyance), which I typically investigate using experimental designs and quantitative methods.
  • Proof-focused studies of anomalous information reception by claimant mediums, which I investigate using experimental designs and quantitative methods.
  • Process-focused studies of the phenomenology of anomalous information reception by claimant mediums, which I investigate using non-experimental designs and qualitative methods (e.g., thematic analysis guided by principles of phenomenological methodology).
  • The phenomenology, personality correlates and factor analytic structure of ‘spiritual emergency', which I investigate using cross-sectional designs and quantitative, qualitative and mixed-methods approaches.
  • The link between altered states of awareness and addiction with a special emphasis on problem gambling and alcohol craving, which I typically investigate using experimental designs and quantitative analyses. However, this area also lends itself to qualitative and mixed-method approaches.

Integral and Transpersonal Faculty

Jessica Bockler Jessica Bockler
Ph.D. , Transpersonal Psychology & Theatre
MSc., Consciousness & Transpersonal Psychology
B.A., Performing Arts (Acting, Community)
Eleanor Criswell Eleanor Criswell
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
EdD, University of Florida,
MA, BA, University of Kentucky,
Arnaud Delorme Arnaud Delorme
Associated Full Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, Paul Sabatier University,
MSEE, BSc, Paris XII University,
Kendra Diaz-Ford Kendra Diaz-Ford
Assistant Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Ph.D. , Transpersoanl Psychology
M.A., Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; B.A., Dominican University of California ,
Randy Fauver Randy Fauver
Adjunct Faculty, Integral & Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, MS, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology,
Harris Friedman Harris Friedman
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, Georgia State University,
MA, BA, Emory University,
Albert Garcia-Romeu Albert Garcia-Romeu
Associated Assistant Professor , Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Ph.D. & M.A.,
B.A.,
Judy Grahn Judy Grahn
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BA, San Francisco State University,
Glenn Hartelius Glenn Hartelius
Associate Professor and Program Chair, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, Loma Linda University; BA, Pacific Union College,
Lisa Herman Lisa Herman
Adjunct Faculty, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Anne Huffman Anne Huffman
Ph.D., Transpersonal Psychology
M.A. , Transpersonal psychology
B.S. , Nursing
Harry T. Hunt Harry T. Hunt
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, Brandeis University,
BA, Harvard University,
Don Hanlon Johnson Don Hanlon Johnson
Professor, Somatic Psychology
PhD, Yale University,
MA, Gonzaga University,
Jacob Kaminker Jacob Kaminker
Associated Associate Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Ph.D. & M.A.,
B.A.,
Stanley Krippner Stanley Krippner
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, MA, Northwestern University,
BS, BS, University of Wisconsin,
Les Lancaster Les Lancaster
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, Liverpool John Moores University, UK,
MSc, BSc, University of Manchester, UK,
Lora Likova Lora Likova
Associated Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria,
MSc, Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria,
Frederic Luskin Frederic Luskin
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, Stanford University,
MS, San Jose State University; BS, State University of New York, Binghamton,
Douglas A. MacDonald Douglas A. MacDonald
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Ph.D. & M.A. & B.A., Clinical Psychology
Julia Mossbridge Julia Mossbridge
Associated Full Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, Northwestern University,
MA, University of California, San Francisco; BA, Oberlin College,
Dean Radin Dean Radin
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, MS, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana,
BSEE, University of Massachusetts,
Adam Rock Adam Rock
Associated Distinguished Professor , Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Ph.D. ,
Ilene Serlin Ilene Serlin
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, MA, University of Dallas,
MA, City College of New York; BA, University of Michigan,
Charles Tart Charles Tart
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, MA, BA University of North Carolina,
Christopher Tyler Christopher Tyler
Associated Distinguished Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
DSc, PhD, University of Keele,
MSc, University of Aston; BA, University of Leicester,
Jenny Wade Jenny Wade
Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
Phd, MA, Fielding Graduate Institute,
BA, Texas Christian University,
Helané Wahbeh Helané Wahbeh
Associated Full Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
MCR, Oregon Health and Science University,
ND, National College of Natural Medicine; BA, University of California, Berkeley,
Oliver Williams Oliver Williams
Adjunct Professor, Integral and Transpersonal Psychology
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara,
MS, University of California, Santa Barbara,

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