Steven D. Goodman Steven Goodman

Associate Professor and Concentration Chair
Asian Philosophies and Cultures
Philosophy and Religion Department
School of Consciousness and Transformation

PhD, MA, University of Saskatchewan

BA, University of California, Berkeley

Professor Steven Goodman, Research and Program Director for Asian and Comparative Studies (Philosophy and Religion Department, CIIS), received his Ph.D. (1984) in Far Eastern Studies from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, under the famed Buddhist scholar Herbert Guenther. His research interests are Indo-Tibetan philosophy, Tibetan poetics, and Classical Tibetan Language. For the last 30 years he has lectured and given workshops in Europe, Asia, and the United States on Buddhist practice, working with Trauma, and so on.

In 1994, Steven was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship at Rice University Center for Cultural Studies for the study of Tibetan mystical poetry. He is the co-editor of Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation (SUNY Press, 1992), a source book for the study of Tibetan philosophical and visionary literature, author of "Transforming the Causes of Suffering" in Mindfulness in Meaningful Work (Parallax Press, 1994), and contributor to Tibetan Literary Arts (Marit Cranmer, curator, Shang Shung Institute/Smith College, 2007).

His forthcoming book is The Buddhist Psychology of Awakening: An In-Depth Guide to Abhidharma (Shambhala Publications).

He is a founding member of the Working Committee for The 84000 Project: Translating The Words of The Buddha (84000.co), which is an international non-profit group coordinating the translation of the Buddhist Canonical Corpus (Tripitaka) from Tibetan into English, and making them available for free download.

Wisdom Crazy: An Interview with Steven Goodman (Inquiring Mind Magazine, Spring 2005)

Asian Philosophies and Cultures Faculty

Hilary Anderson Hilary Anderson
Professor Emeritus , Asian Philosophies & Womens Spirituality
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BA, San Jose State University,
Nahid Angha Nahid Angha
Adjunct Professor, Asian Philosophies and Cultures
PhD, University of Exeter; PhD, Newport University ,
MA, University of Tehran; BA, Missouri State University,
Debashish Banerji Debashish Banerji
Haridas Chaudhuri Professor & East-West Psychology Chair, Doshi Professor of Asian Art
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles,
MS, University of Louisville; BA, Bombay University,
Steven Goodman Steven Goodman
Associate Professor and Concentration Chair, Asian Philosophies and Cultures
PhD, MA, University of Saskatchewan,
BA, University of California, Berkeley,
Madhu Khanna Madhu Khanna
Adjunct Distinguished Professor, Asian Philosophies and Cultures
PhD, University of Oxford,
Dipl, University of Wales; MA, Elphinstone College,
Jim Ryan Jim Ryan
Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Adjunct, Asian Philosophies and Cultures
PhD, University of California, Berkeley ,
Rina Sircar Rina Sircar
Professor Emeritus, Asian Philosophies and Cultures
PhD, California Institute of Asian Studies,
PhD, Gujarat University; MA, BL, BA, Rangoon University,
Kirk Templeton Kirk Templeton
Adjunct Lecturer, Asian Philosophies and Cultures
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MA, San Francisco State University; BA, Sonoma State University,
Aaron Weiss
Program Coordinator, Asian, Philosophies, and Cultures & Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness
Yi Wu Yi Wu
Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Adjunct, School of Consciousness and Transformation

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