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Program Chair and Associate Professor
Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness
Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion
Philosophy and Religion Department
PhD, University of Cambridge; MA, California Institute of Integral Studies
BA, Pepperdine University
Jacob Sherman is Associate Professor and Chair of Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies and Chair of the program in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness at CIIS. He received his PhD in philosophical theology from the University of Cambridge. He taught previously at King's College London and from 2014-17 held a visiting appointment as University Lecturer in Philosophy of Religion at the University of Cambridge.
By training a philosopher, theologian, and religious studies scholar, he is the author of Partakers of the Divine: Contemplation and the Practice of Philosophy, and editor, with Jorge Ferrer, of The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies. The author of over two dozen articles, essays, and reviews, his writings have appeared in publications such as The Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Modern Theology, and the International Journal of Philosophy and Theology. He is currently working on a new manuscript entitled The Book of Nature: Philosophy, Theology, and the Ecological Imagination.