Mind and Life List of Fellows

Adam Anderson, PhD
University of Toronto

Joanna Arch, PhD
University of Colorado-Boulder

Anthony Back, MD
University of Washington

Larry Barsalou, PhD
Emory University

Dan Batson, PhD
University of Kansas (retired)

Susan Bauer-Wu, PhD, RN, FAAN
University of Virginia

Peter Baumann
The Baumann Foundation

Kent Berridge, PhD
University of Michigan

Michel Bitbol, PhD
École Polytechnique

Bhikku Bodhi, PhD
The Bodhi Monastery

Sarah Bowen, PhD
University of Washington

Julie Brefczynski-Lewis, PhD
West Virginia University

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Willoughby Britton, PhD
Brown University

John Canti, MA, MB
Tsadra Foundation

Linda Carlson, PhD
University of Calgary

Ram-Prasad Chakravarthi, DPhil
Lancaster University

Khen Rinpoche Jangchup Choeden
Gaden Shartse Monastery

Kalina Christoff, PhD
University of British Columbia

John Christopher, PhD
Dartmouth College

George P. Chrousos, MD
University of Athens Medical School

Dekila Chungyalpa, MA
World Wildlife Fund

David Creswell, PhD
Carnegie Mellon University

Dorji Damdul, Geshe
Tibet House

Richard Davidson, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Sona Dimidjian, PhD
University of Colorado

James R. Doty, MD
Stanford University

Andrew Dreitcer, PhD
Claremont School of Theology

Georges Dreyfus, PhD
Williams College

John Dunne, PhD
Emory University

John Durant
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Jacque Eccles, PhD
Univeristy of Michigan

Stuart Eisendrath, MD
Unversity of California-San Francisco

Paul Ekman, PhD
Paul Ekman Group (PEG) LLC
University of California-San Francisco (retired)

Adam Engle, JD
Mind & Life Institute

Elissa Eppel, PhD
Unversity of California-San Francisco

Monique Ernst, PhD
National Institutes of Mental Health

Norman Farb, PhD
University of Toronto

Wendy Farley, PhD
Emory University

Ernst Fehr, PhD
University of Zürich

Lisa Feldman Barrett, PhD
Northeastern University

Brent Field, PhD
Princeton University

Wulstan Fletcher
Tsadra Foundation

Vibeke Asmussen Frank, PhD
Aarhus University

Barbara Fredrickson, PhD
University of North Carolina

Richard Freeman
Yoga Workshop

David Fresco, PhD
Kent State University

Rahul Garg, PhD
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Eric Garland, PhD
University of Utah College of Social Work

Rip Gellein, MBA
Mind & Life Institute

Rupert Gethin, PhD
University of Bristol

Philippe Goldin, PhD
Stanford University

Joseph Goldstein
Insight Meditation Society

Daniel Goleman, PhD
Author, Psychologist

Sherryl Goodman, PhD
Emory University

Marcia Grabowecky, PhD
Northwestern University

Mark Greenberg, PhD
Pennsylvania State University

Roshi Joan Halifax, PhD
Upaya Zen Center

Bill Harbaugh, PhD
University of Oregon

Anne Harrington, PhD
Harvard University

Maria Heim, PhD
Amherst College

Barry Hershey
Filmmaker

Zara Houshmand
Mind & Life Institute

Carolyn Jacobs, PhD
Smith School of Social Work (retired)

Patricia Jennings, PhD
University of Virginia

Amishi Jha, PhD
University of Miami

Thupten Jinpa, PhD, Geshe
Institute for Tibetan Classics
McGill University

Bryce Johnson, PhD
Exploratorium

Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Rajesh Kasturirangan, PhD
National Institute of Advanced Studies, India

Al Kaszniak, PhD
University of Arizona

Catherine Kerr, PhD
Brown University

Anne Klein, PhD
Rice University

Christof Koch, PhD
California Institute of Technology
Allen Institute for Brain Science

Jack Kornfield, PhD
Insight Meditation Society
Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Linda Lantieri, MA
Inner Resilience Program

Richard Layard, PhD
London School of Economics

Marc Lewis, PhD
Radboud University in Nijmegen

Geshe Lhakdor
Library of Tibetan Works and Archives

Diana Liverman, PhD
University of Arizona

Antoine Lutz, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Richard Maddock, MD
University of California-Davis

John Makransky, PhD
Boston College

Sara McClintock, PhD
Emory University

Sallie McFague, PhD
Vancouver School of Theology

David McMahan, PhD
Franklin & Marshall College

David E. Meyer, PhD
University of Michigan

Donald Morrison, MBA
Research in Motion

Yoshio Nakamura, PhD
University of Utah

Dadul Namgyal, Geshe
Emory University

Lobsang Tenzin Negi, PhD, Geshe
Drepung Losling Monastery
Emory University

Lis Nielsen, PhD
National Institute on Aging

Gregory Norris, PhD
Harvard University

Andrew Olendzki, PhD
Barre Center for Buddhist Studies

Giuseppe Pagnoni, PhD
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Emory University

Ken Paller, PhD
Northwestern University

Clare Palmer, DPhil
Texas A&M University

Luiz Pessoa, PhD
University of Maryland

Claire Petitmengin, PhD
Institut Mines-Télécom, France

Charles Raison, MD
University of Arizona

Vijayalakshmi Ravindranath, PhD
Center for Neuroscience, Indian Institute of Science

Matthieu Ricard, PhD
Shechen Monastery, Nepal

Tsoknyi Rinpoche
Pundarika Foundation

Robert Roeser, PhD
Portland State University

Erika Rosenberg, PhD
University of California-Davis
Erika Rosenberg Consulting

Harold Roth, PhD
Brown University

Bunker Roy
Barefoot College

Baljinder Sahdra, PhD
University of Western Sydney

Sharon Salzberg
Insight Meditation Society

Ngawang Samten, Geshe
Central Institute for Higher Tibetan Studies

Saki Santorelli, EdD
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Cliff Saron, PhD
University of California-Davis

Kimberly Schonert-Reichl, PhD
University of British Columbia

Zindel Segal, PhD
University of Toronto

Pamela Seigle, PhD
Center for Courage & Renewal

Bennett Shapiro, PhD
Merck Research Laboratories (retired)

Robert Sharf, PhD
University of California-Berkeley

Joan Silk, PhD
University of California-Los Angeles

Tania Singer, PhD
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Germany

Michael Spezio, PhD
California Institute of Technology

Aaron Stern
Academy for the Love of Learning

P.N. Tandon, PhD, President
National Brain Research Centre, India

Evan Thompson, PhD
University of British Columbia

Hillary Tindle, MD, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

John Tresch, PhD
University of Pennsylvania

Jeanne Tsai, PhD
Stanford University

David Vago, PhD
Harvard Medical School

Martijn van Beek
University of Aarhus

William Waldron, PhD
Middlebury College

Alan Wallace, PhD
Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies

Diana Chapman Walsh, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Peter Wayne, PhD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Helen Weng, PhD
University of California-San Francisco

Carol Worthman, PhD
Emory University

Arthur Zajonc, PhD
Mind & Life Institute, President
Amherst College (retired)

Vicki Zakrzewski, PhD
Greater Good Science Center

Phil Zelazo, PhD
University of Minnesota