His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama is a man of peace. He has consistently advocated policies of non-violence, even in the face of extreme aggression. He also became the first Nobel Laureate to … MORE

Amishi Jha, PhD

University of Miami

Convening Faculty, Fellow, Grantee, PPC Member

Amishi Jha is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami, and Director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative, prior to which she was … MORE

Arthur Zajonc, PhD

Mind & Life Institute

Arthur Zajonc is the former President of the Mind & Life Institute. He is also emeritus professor of physics at Amherst College, where he taught from 1978 to 2012, and former director … MORE

Richard J. Davidson, PhD

Mind & Life Chief Scientific Advisor, Center for Healthy Minds at University of Wisconsin-Madison

Davidson is best known for his groundbreaking work studying emotion and the brain. A friend and confidante of the Dalai Lama, he is a highly sought after expert and speaker, … MORE

john a. powell, J.D.

University of California, Berkeley

john a. powell is director of the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and professor of law, African American studies, and ethnic studies at the University of California, … MORE

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD

Brown University

Judson Brewer, MD, PhD, is the Director of research at the┬áCenter for Mindfulness and associate professor in medicine and psychiatry at University of Massachusetts Medical School. He also is adjunct … MORE

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