Deb Kirby

Adjunct Faculty
School of Consciousness and Transformation
Center for Writing and Scholarship

Adjunct Faculty
Integrative Health Studies
School of Professional Psychology and Health

Ph.D. Transformative Studies from CIIS

Dr. Deb Kirby received her Ph.D. in Transformative Studies from CIIS. She is an adjunct lecturer in the CIIS School of Consciousness and Transformation, the School of Professional Psychology and Health, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the CIIS Center for Writing and Scholarship where she teaches two courses and primarily works with dissertation writers in developing critical thinking and academic writing skills. Metaphor has been a long-time research focus as an extrarational way of knowing and a portal to generativity. She has ghostwritten over 60 articles for publication in trade and business journals, and most recently authored an article for Strategic HR Review. 

Kirby, D. (2019), "Changing the nature of organizational change," Strategic HR Review, Vol. 18 No. 4, pp. 155-160; “Healing the corporate body: A 21st century metaphor for change.” Human Science Institute conference on Compassion, Connection and Response-Ability, September 2016.

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