The Book Review Spotlight: Can research not only inform, but transform you? Rosemarie Anderson has just the book to answer that.

Rosemarie Anderson is Professor Emerita at Sofia University in Palo Alto, CA. and a research consultant. She received her Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1973 and a M. Div. from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA in 1983. In 1998, she authored Celtic Oracles (Random House) and co-authored, with William Braud, Transpersonal Research Methods... Continue Reading →


“Death Makes Life Possible” Receives Film Award.

February 10, 2017 The film “Death Makes Life Possible” produced and written by Dr. Marilyn Schlitz, chair of the doctoral programs at ITP,  and Dr. Deepak Chopra, Professor of Consciousness Studies, and directed by Mark Krigbaum, has just been awarded under the category “UNDISCOVERED (Must View)” in the Culture Unplugged film festival. About the Film “Death... Continue Reading →

Carol Haefner, Ph.D. is Making News!

January 15, 2016 Dr. Carol Haefner, Core Faculty, Dissertation and Writing Lab Director has written a chapter in the Handbook of the Sociology of Sexualities entitled “Asexualities: Socio-Cultural Perspectives.” This volume provides researchers and scholars with a broad overview of the contributions of social psychologists and sociologists to the study of sexual attraction, sexual relationships and... Continue Reading →

Sofia’s Prolific Literary Community

January 28, 2015 The subjects of Sofia’s published authors range are vast and include books on happiness, depression, sexuality, Christianity, and the search for a divinely led life. Palo Alto, CA – The heart of our university resides within our Sofia community which include students, both past and present, faculty and staff.  We’ve been fortunate to... Continue Reading →

Remembering Dr. Arthur Hastings

Dr. Arthur Claude Hastings, former professor at Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) in Palo Alto CA passed away peacefully 13 April 2014 at his home. He was 79. Arthur Hastings was a former professor, researcher, president and dean of Sofia. He was also a former faculty chair and past president of the professional... Continue Reading →

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