Steven Goodman, PhD, is Program and Research Director of Asian Philosophies and Cultures in the Philosophy and Religion Department at the California Institute of Integral Studies (San Francisco), where he teaches Buddhism and comparative philosophy. A former Rockefeller fellow and visiting professor in religious studies at Rice University, he has taught and lectured widely on Buddhism, meditation, and Western psychology for the past 25 years. He is the co-editor of Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation (SUNY Press, 1992) and 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). Steven is a member of the KF Academic Development Committee, Grants Review Committee, the Endowed Chair in Buddhist Studies working group, and was on the Program Advisory Committee for the historic Translators Conference in Bir in 2009 which lead to the establishment of 84000: Translating the Words of the Buddha.
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