Jed Scott Swift
Jed Scott Swift BA, Hobart College, Psychology MA, Lesley University, Counseling Psychology Jed is the Chair of the Psychology Department at Columbus State Community College in Columbus, Ohio. Previously, he was both the director of the Ecopsychology Concentration within the low residency Master s in Transpersonal Psychology (MATP) at Naropa and a full time faculty in the MATP program. Jed has also been a graduate advisor for the past thirteen years for the Prescott College Master of Arts Program in Arizona. The courses he has taught at these institutions include: Ecopsychology; Transpersonal Psychology in the Wilderness; Deep Ecology; Wilderness Rites of Passage; Nature, the Sacred and Contemplation; Transpersonal Service Learning and Master s Paper Online. In addition, Jed has previously been a wilderness rites of passage guide with over fifteen years experience successfully guiding hundreds of teens and adults on spirited wilderness quests in the Utah Canyonlands and the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. He also authored a chapter in The Soul Unearthed, edited by Cass Adams. Jed and his wife Dianne and eleven-year-old daughter Anna Gabriel live in Columbus, Ohio.