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Jorge Ferrer

Jorge Ferrer is chair of the department of East-West Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Ferrer received a Licenza Psicologia Clinica in 1991 from the University of Barcelona. In 1999, he received a doctorate in East-West psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies. In 2000 he received the Fetzer Institute’s Presidential Award for his work on consciousness studies. With Jacob Sherman, Ferrer co-edited an anthology of original writings on participatory spirituality entitled The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies. Ferrer is also the editor of a monograph of the journal ReVision on "New Horizons in Contemporary Spirituality" (Fall 2001). He is on the editorial board of The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, ReVision: A Journal of Consciousness and Transformation, and Archai: The Journal of Archetypal Cosmology. In 2009, he became an adviser to the organization Religions for Peace at the United Nations on a research project aimed at solving global interreligious conflict.