Shawn Van Valkenburgh, Ph.D.: I am a sociologist and amateur activist who has participated in various climate justice movements and direct actions. I currently study popular media at USC. For me, Buddhist heart practices and meditations are contemplative insofar as they help create connections among beings.

This profile was last updated on May 11, 2023

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Topics: Compassion & Empathy | Environment | Interconnection | Social Change