Jordan Quaglia, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Cognitive and Affective Science Laboratory, and Research Director of the Center for the Advancement of Contemplative Education at Naropa University. Jordan has served as Panelist for multiple United Nations Day of Vesak conferences, Fellow and Senior Investigator for Mind and Life Summer Research Institute, and Contemplative Social Justice Scholar for Contemplative Mind in Society. His program of research, supported in part by funding from the Mind and Life Institute and John Templeton Foundation, relies on a variety of approaches and measures to study topics such as mindfulness, compassion, and lucidity. In addition to research and teaching as part of Naropa’s psychology program, he is a lead instructor of the WELCOME: Mindful Compassion Training, an eight-week program focused on the intentional cultivation of self- and other-oriented compassion.

This profile was last updated on February 14, 2023

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