Naropa Faculty Listing



First name Last Name
School



PaulPaul Aldretti

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
BA Anthropology, Colorado State University
Fulbright Fellow, United States-India Educational Foundation, Sustainable Development



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Wendy Allen

PhD cand., LPC, BC-DMT Assistant Professor Program Lead, Somatic Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
BA, Connecticut College
MA, Naropa University



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JasonJason Appt

Visiting Instructor, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Psychology: Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University
BA, Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia & Edith Cowan University, Perth-Western Australia



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Katie Asmus

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
MA, Naropa University



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DaleDale Asrael
dasrael@naropa.edu | 303-546-3522
Associate Professor, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA, Contemplative Education, Naropa University
BS, Communications, Northwestern University



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ZoeZoe Avstreih
zoe@naropa.edu | 303-245-4774
Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MS, Hunter College
BA, State University of New York, Albany
LPC, NCC, BC-DMT



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RachelRachel Balkcom

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Liberal Studies, St. John’s College Santa Fe
BA, Sociology and Studio Art, Kenyon College



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WendellWendell Beavers
wbeavers@naropa.edu | 303-245-4640
Core Associate Professor, Contemporary Performance | School of the Arts
BA, Boston University



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ErikaErika Berland

Core faculty, Meditation Practicum, BMC | School of the Arts



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FrankFrank Berliner
fberliner@naropa.edu | 303-245-4828
Associate Professor, BA Contemplative Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
BA, Yale University
MA, Naropa University



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PaulPaul Bialek
pbialek@naropa.edu | 303-245-4870
Core Faculty | Program Lead, MA Contemplative Psychotherapy | Graduate School of Psychology
MA, Naropa University
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BA, University of California



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SilasSilas Binkley

Adjunct Faculty, MA Environmental Leadership | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD Student, Sustainability Education, Prescott College
MA, Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, University of Queensland
BA, Arts and Humanities, Colorado State University



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LisaLisa Birman
lisab@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty |
MFA, Naropa University
BA, University of Melbourne
BCOM, Melbourne University



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DanielDaniel Blausey

Visiting Instructor | Graduate School of Psychology
MA, New York University
ATR-BC
LCAT



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JudeJude Blitz

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, University of Missouri
MA, Antioch University



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Michele Blumberg

Adjunct Faculty, MA Contemplative Education | Natural and Social Sciences



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Rachael Bonaiuto

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences



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DeborahDeborah Bowman
bowman@naropa.edu | 303-546-3559
Professor, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, The Union Institute
BA, University of Kansas



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MarlowMarlow Brooks

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences



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Richard C.Richard C. Brown
rbrown@naropa.edu | 303-245-4765
Associate Professor, Program Lead, MA Contemplative Education | Natural and Social Sciences
MA Buddhist and Western Psychology, Naropa Institute
Graduate Study, Earlham School of Religion
Certificate in Elementary Education, University of Denver
BA History, Knox College



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JoanJoan Bruemmer-Holden
jbruemmer@naropa.edu | 303-245-4733
Chair (Interim) | School of the Arts
BFA, New York University
MFA, Naropa University



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JaneJane Bunin

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
PhD, Plant Ecology and Ecosystem Management, University of Colorado
MA, Biochemistry, Brandeis University
BS, Genetics, Cornell University



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SusanSusan Burggraf
sburggraf@naropa.edu | 303-546-3524
Professor, Contemplative Psychology | Dean, School of Natural and Social Sciences | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD in Clinical Developmental Psychology, Bryn Mawr College
MA in Human Development, Bryn Mawr College
BA, Rosemont College



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JuniorJunior Burke
jrburke@naropa.edu | 303-245-4820
Core Associate Professor | Jack Kerouac School
MFA, Naropa University
BFA, University of Illinois



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ReedReed Bye
rbye@naropa.edu | 303-546-3801
Core Associate Professor | Jack Kerouac School
PhD, University of Colorado
MA, University of Colorado
BA, University of Colorado



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ChristineChristine Caldwell, PhD
caldwell@naropa.edu | 303-245-4770
Dean of Graduate Education, Professor, Somatic Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, Union Graduate School
MA,Dance/ Movement Therapy, University of California–Los Angeles
BA, Anthropology, University of California–Los Angeles
LPC, BC-DMT, NCC, ACS



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JeanineJeanine Canty
jcanty@naropa.edu | 303-245-4735
Associate Professor, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD Transformative Learning and Change, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA Cultural Ecopsychology, Prescott College
BA International Relations, Colgate University



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JaneJane Carpenter
jane@naropa.edu | 303-245-4602
Associate Professor, Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA, Naropa University
BA, State University of New York, Oswego



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LaurenLauren Casalino
casalino@naropa.edu | 303-245-4778
Associate Professor, Contemplative Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
MA Psychology: Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa Institute
BA French, Rutgers University



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MarvinMarvin Casper

Associate Professor | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, advanced graduate study, New York School for Social Research
BA, City College of New York



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BarbaraBarbara Catbagan, MEd
bcatbagan@naropa.edu | 303-245-4834
Dean, School of Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies | Graduate School of Psychology, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, Colorado State University
MEd, Colorado State University



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J'LynJ'Lyn Chapman
jchapman@naropa.edu | 303-546-4665
Visiting Instructor | Program Coordinator | Jack Kerouac School
PhD, University of Denver
MA, University of Central Florida
BA, Colorado Christian University



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Carole L.Carole L. Clements, MFA
carole@naropa.edu | 303-546-3584
Assistant Professor, Program Lead, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Psychology: Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University
MFA, Writing & Poetics: Concentration in Prose, Naropa University
BA, Political Science, Syracuse University



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CarlaCarla Clements, PhD

Chair, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, University of Colorado
MEd, Colorado State University
BA, Colorado State University



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JackJack Collom
jcollom@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty | Jack Kerouac School
MA, University of Colorado
BA, University of Colorado



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ShyamaaShyamaa Creaven
screaven@naropa.edu | 303-245-4603
Adjunct Faculty | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Naropa University
BA, Naropa University



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MichelleMichelle Danson

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MDIV, ILIFF School of Theology, Denver, CO



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RichardRichard Dart

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Naropa University, Environmental Leadership
BS, University of South Alabama, Geology



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JohnJohn Davis

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
BA, Wake Forest University
MA, University of Colorado, Boulder
PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder



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T.J.T.J. DeZauche

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA, Naropa University
BA, University of South Alabama



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LynnLynn DiLorenzo

Core Candidate Assistant Professor and Program Lead for Interdisciplinary Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD University of California, Los Angeles
MA California State University, Long Beach
BA Rutgers University



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RobertRobert Diehl

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, University of Northern Colorado
BA, University of Colorado



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BarbaraBarbara Dilley
bdilley@naropa.edu | 303-245-4605
Professor, Contemporary Performance | School of the Arts
BA, Mount Holyoke College



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EricEric Dorninger

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences
ND LAc
MA, Bastyr University
BA, University of Colorado, Boulder



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DouglasDouglas Dupler

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
BS, Ohio State University
MA, Ohio State University



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SherrySherry Ellms
sherry@naropa.edu | 303-245-4679
Associate Professor, Environmental Studies | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MA Environmental Leadership, Naropa University
BA Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles



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GaylonGaylon Ferguson
gferguson@naropa.edu | 303-245-4682
Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies | Graduate Academic Advisor | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD, Cultural Anthropology, Stanford University
MA, Stanford University
BA, Yale College



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TinaTina Fields
tfields@naropa.edu
Director, Ecopsychology | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS)
ZD Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland
BA, Old College, Reno NV



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PaulPaul Fowler
pfowler@naropa.edu | 303-245-4612
Interim Chair, Core Canidate Assistant Professor | School of the Arts
MM, University of Michigan
BM, Ithaca College



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MichaelMichael Franklin
michaelf@naropa.edu | 303-546-3545
Director, Art Therapy Program, Transpersonal Counseling Psychotherapy | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, Lesley University
MA, George Washington University
ATR-BC, The American Art Therapy Association
BA, University of South Florida



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Duey Freeman

Core Faculty, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
BA, Loretta Heights College; MA, University of Northern Colorado, LPC



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EthelynEthelyn Friend
efriend@naropa.edu | 303-245-4773
Assistant Professor, Theater: Contemporary Performance | School of the Arts
MFA, Theater, Brandeis University
BA, Writing & Poetics, Naropa University



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JasonJason Gerhardt

Visiting Instructor, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
BA, Environmental Studies and Sustainable Design, Prescott College
Diploma, Permaculture Design and Education, Permaculture Institute USA



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BrookeBrooke Gessay, MFA

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MFA, Dance and Somatic Studies, University of Colorado Boulder
BA, Dance and English/Creative Writing, Connecticut College



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Corissa Gold, MFA

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
BFA, Guilford College
MFA, University of Colorado
MA, Naropa University
LPC, ATR



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Tracy Goldenberg, MA, R-DMT

Adjunct Faculty | Natural and Social Sciences
BA, Webster University
MA, Naropa University



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LorenzoLorenzo Gonzalez
lgonzalez@naropa.edu | 303-245-4716
Core Associate Professor | School of the Arts
MFA, University of Delaware
PTTP, University of Delaware



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PeterPeter Grossenbacher
peterg@naropa.edu | 303-245-4663
Associate Professor, BA Contemplative Psychology; Director, Consciousness Laboratory | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
PhD Experimental Psychology, University of Oregon
MS Experimental Psychology, University of Oregon
BA Cognitive Science and Mathematics, University of California Berkeley



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KurtKurt Gutjahr

| Jack Kerouac School
MFA in Creative Writing, University of Iowa Writer's Workshop
MA in Literature, University of New Mexico
BA in Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado



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Acharya Lama TenpaAcharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen
tgyaltsen@naropa.edu | 303-245-4730
Professor, Religious Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
Acharya Degree, Nalanda Institute (Sikkim, India)



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SarahSarah Harding
sharding@naropa.edu | 303-786-9257
Associate Professor, Religious Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, Naropa University



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Emily K.Emily K. Harrison

Adjunct Faculty | School of the Arts
BA, Emerson College
MFA, Savannah College of Art & Design
PhD, University of Colorado-Boulder



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AlanAlan Hartway, MFA
ahartway@naropa.edu | 303-245-4659
Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD Candidate, University of Colorado
MFA Writing and Poetics, The Naropa Institute
BA, St. Joseph College



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BassemBassem Hassan, PhD

Adjunct Faculty, Peace Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD University of Denver
MA University of Denver
BA Cairo University



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BarbaraBarbara Henning, PhD
bhenning@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty |
PhD, Union Institute and University
MA, Wayne State University
BA, Wayne State University



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Gene-ElaineGene-Elaine Hooley

Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education, MA Contemplative Education | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Contemplative Education, Naropa
MEd, Early Childhood Education, Antioch University
BA, Psychology, University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth University



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MickeyMickey Houlihan

Adjunct Faculty | School of the Arts
BS, Florida State University



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Pir ZiaPir Zia Inayat-Khan

| Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD, Religion, Duke University
MA, Duke University
BA, Persian Literature, London School of Oriental and African Studies



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MargotMargot Iseman

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
BA, State University of New York at Buffalo
MA, Naropa University



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Rabbi ZviRabbi Zvi Ish-Shalom
zishshalom@naropa.edu | 303-245-4656
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD, Brandeis University
MA, Brandeis University
BA, McGill University
Certified Rolfer™



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MacAndrewMacAndrew Jack
mjack@naropa.edu | 303-245-4752
Dean, Graduate School of Psychology | Chair, Contemplative Psychotherapy | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, Temple University
MA, University of Tulsa
BA, Tufts University
LP



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NancyNancy Jane

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies, Peace Studies | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Transpersonal Psychology / Ecopsychology, Naropa University
BA, French and Education, Lake Erie College
BS, Natural Resources Conservation, University of Massachusetts



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NatarajaNataraja Kallio
nkallio@naropa.edu | 303-483-8405
Core Assistant Professor, Traditional Eastern Arts | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Naropa University
BA Religious Studies and Traditional Eastern Arts, Naropa University



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BhanuBhanu Kapil
bkapil@naropa.edu | 303-546-3508
Core Assistant Professor | Jack Kerouac School
MA, State University of New York–Brockport
BA, Loughborough University



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BrigittaBrigitta Karelis, MA

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Philips University, Marburg, Germany
MA, Naropa University



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Mary Lanza

Adjunct Faculty, MA Contemplative Education | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Contemplative Education, Naropa University
BA, Spanish, Carroll College, Montana
Certificate in Teaching: Seattle University
National Board Certified Teacher (World Languages)



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Darlene Lorrain

Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education | Natural and Social Sciences
BA, Dance, Naropa University



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Kimberly Lubuguin, PhD

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University
MS Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University
BA Psychology, Education Minor, The University of California at Berkeley



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Michael A.Michael A. Lythgoe
mlythgoe@naropa.edu | (303) 245 - 4866
MA, PhD Candidate // Core Candidate, Assistant Professor | Graduate School of Psychology
Virginia Tech, Naropa University, Virginia Military Institute



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Joe SomaJoe Soma MA, MS, CHT, LPC

Adjunct Faculty, MA Environmental Leadership | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Counseling Psychology, Naropa University
MS, Biochemistry, University of Scranton
BA, Biochemistry, University of Scranton



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JoannaJoanna Macy

Adjunct Faculty, MA Environmental Leadership | Natural and Social Sciences
Ph.D Religious Studies, Syracuse University



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JanineJanine Malcolm

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Bastyr University ND, LAc
BA, University of California, Berkeley



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SuzanneSuzanne Marie

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, University of Colorado, Denver



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BrigitteBrigitte Mars

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MT, Boulder College of Massage AHG
American Herbalist Guild



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KateKate Mazuy

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Naropa University, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology



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LeslieLeslie McAllan
lmcallan@naropa.edu | 303-245-4641
Associate Professor, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
BS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
MS, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo
CRC, NCC



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RobRob McNamara

Adjunct Faculty, BA Contemplative Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology, Naropa University
BA, Susquehanna University



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Pir NetanelPir Netanel Miles-Yepez

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, Religious Studies, Naropa University
Pir, Inayati-Maimuni Order



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MarkMark Miller
markm@naropa.edu | 303-546-5282
Professor and Director, Music Program; Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education | School of the Arts
MFA, California Institute of the Arts



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TiraTira Neal

Adjunct Faculty | School of the Arts
BM, Eastern New Mexico University
MS Candidate, University of Colorado, Denver
CTS Certified
Pro Tools Certified



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BradBrad O'Sullivan
bosulliv@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty | Jack Kerouac School
MFA, Naropa University
BA, Colorado State University



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MartinMartin Ogle

Adjunct Faculty | Natural and Social Sciences
BS, Colorado State University
MS, Virginia Tech



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MaureenMaureen Owen
mowen@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty |
BA, San Francisco State University



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RamonRamon Parish

Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies, Undergraduate Core | Natural and Social Sciences
MA Prescott College
BA Colorado College



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Anne ZonneAnne Zonne Parker, PhD
aparker@naropa.edu | 303-546-3558
Professor, Environmental Studies, Program Lead, MA Environmental Leadership | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD, Geography, University of Oregon
MA, Geography, University of Oregon
MA, Inner Asian Studies, Indiana University
BA, Conservation of Natural Resources, University of California–Berkeley



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LaureneLaurene Phillips

Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education | Natural and Social Sciences
BSN, Nursing, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
Advanced Infant and Toddler Certificate, University of Colorado, Denver, CO
Colorado Early Childhood Professional Credential Level IV, Infant Toddler Endorsement



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Michelle NakaMichelle Naka Pierce
michelle@naropa.edu | 303-245-4808
Core Professor | Dean, Jack Kerouac School | Jack Kerouac School
MFA, Naropa University
MA, University of New Mexico, with Distinction
BA, University of New Mexico



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DebDeb Piranian
piranian@naropa.edu | 303-245-4838
Director, Wilderness Therapy Concentration, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and Faculty Trustee | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, University of Washington
MA, Naropa University
BA, University of Michigan



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LoriLori Pye

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology



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Jody Radtke

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
BS, University of Wisconsin
MA, Naropa University



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AndreaAndrea Rexilius
arexilius@naropa.edu | 303-546-5296
Core Candidate Assistant Professor | SWP Program Coordinator | Jack Kerouac School
PhD, University of Denver
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BA, Sonoma State University



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BethBeth Rosenfeld

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, Pennsylvania State University



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LaurieLaurie Rugenstein
laurier@naropa.edu | 303-546-3590
Associate Professor, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology; Coordinator for Counseling Concentration | Graduate School of Psychology
MMT (Master of Music Therapy), Southern Methodist University
BM, Berklee College of Music
MT-BC (Music Therapist-Board Certified) with the National Certification Board for Music Therapists



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StevenSteven Sachs

Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education | Natural and Social Sciences
Montessori Teacher Credential (AMS); Montessori Teacher Education Institute of New England
BA Eastern Religions/ Western Psychology, Kenyon College



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LeenyLeeny Sack

Adjunct Faculty | School of the Arts
BA, SUNY Empire State College



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IanIan Sanderson

Adjunct Faculty, BA Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
BA, Indigenous Studies, Trent University, Ontario



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AndrewAndrew Schelling
aschelli@naropa.edu | 303-245-4811
Core Professor | Jack Kerouac School, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, University of California–Santa Cruz



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AlexandraAlexandra Shenpen, PhD

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
LPC, REAT
PhD, The Union Institute
MA, Lesley College
BA, Naropa University



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CarlaCarla Sherrell
csherrell@naropa.edu | (303) 245-4784
Core Candidate Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
Ed.D., Fielding Graduate University



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Judith A.Judith A. Simmer-Brown
jsb@naropa.edu | 303-546-3502
Professor, Religious Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
Ph.D. Buddhism, Walden University
MA Religious Studies, Florida State University
BA Religion and History, Cornell College



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SusanSusan Skjei
susan@sanesystems.com | 720-320-7860
Adjunct Faculty, Environmental Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD candidate, Fielding Graduate University
MS, American University



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Nora Smith

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State University
Masters of Divinity Degree, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Merrill Fellowship, Harvard Divinity School
Certificate in Buddhist Studies, Naropa University



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RobertRobert Spellman
spellman@naropa.edu | 303-245-4858
Associate Professor, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Religious Studies | School of the Arts, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art



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PhillipPhillip Stanley
pstanley@naropa.edu | 303-245-4728
Associate Professor, Religious Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD, University of Virginia
MBA, University of Michigan
MA, University of Virginia
BA, University of North Carolina-At-Chapel-Hill



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SarahSarah Steward
ssteward@naropa.edu | 303-245-4863
Adjunct Faculty, Peace Studies | Graduate School of Psychology, Natural and Social Sciences
MS Higher Education Administration, Miami University
BA Sociology Management, Luther College



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Harrison Tu

Adjunct Faculty | School of the Arts
BS, China Textile University
BA, Shanghai Educational College
MA, State University of New York at Binghamton



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Mindy Upton

Adjunct Faculty, Early Childhood Education | Natural and Social Sciences
Graduate work: Hunter College, Rudolf Steiner College, CA
Sunbridge College, Rudolf Steiner Institute, NY, Spatial Dynamics Study/Bothmer Gymnastics, NY
BS, State University of New York



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GiniGini Van Siclen

Adjunct Faculty | Natural and Social Sciences
MNA, University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business
MA, Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
BA, Duke University



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SaraSara Veglahn
sveglahn@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty | Jack Kerouac School
PhD, University of Denver
MFA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
BA, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse



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HimmatHimmat Victoria

MA, LPC, R-DMT // Clinical Practicum and Internship Coordinator, Somatic Arts Scholarship Concert Advisor | Graduate School of Psychology
BFA Virginia Commonwealth University
MA Naropa University



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AnneAnne Waldman

Core Distinguished Professor | Co-founder, Jack Kerouac School | Artistic Director of the Summer Writing Program | Jack Kerouac School
BA, Bennington College



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SueSue Wallingford
suew@naropa.edu | 303-546-3561
Core Faculty, Transpersonal Counseling Psychology | Graduate School of Psychology
MA Transpersonal Counseling Psychology: Concentration in Art Therapy, Naropa University
BA Studio Art and Art Education, University of Kentucky
Licensed Professional Counselor
Registered Art Therapist



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CandaceCandace Walworth, PhD
cwalworth@naropa.edu | 303-245-4712
Associate Professor, Peace Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD, Union Institute and University
MA, Vermont College of Norwich University
BA, University of Illinois



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Karen Kissel Wegela
kkwegela@naropa.edu | 303-245-4832
Professor, Contemplative Psychotherapy | Graduate School of Psychology
PhD Counseling, Psychology, and Experiential Learning, Union Institute
MA Education: Guidance and Counseling, University of Denver
MA English Language and Literature, Boston University



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TomTom Weiser

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA, Naropa University
MA, City College of New York
BA, Harvard University



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LarryLarry Welsh

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MAc, Academy for Five Element Acupuncture
LAc, Worsley Institute of Classical Acupuncture
MA, Contemplative Psychotherapy, Naropa University
BA, Buddhist and Western Psychology, Naropa University



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Sue HammondSue Hammond West
suewest@naropa.edu | 303-546-3585
Dean, School of the Arts | Chair, Associate Professor, Visual Arts | School of the Arts
MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
BA, Indiana University



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JohnJohn Whitehouse Cobb

Adjunct Faculty, Peace Studies | Natural and Social Sciences
MFA in Poetics, Naropa University
JD Columbia University School of Law 2003 Honorary
AB Harvard College Cum Laude 1966



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JessicaJessica Whitesel

Adjunct Faculty | Graduate School of Psychology
BFA, Savannah College of Art & Design
MA, Naropa University



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MarkMark Wilding

Adjunct Faculty, MA Environmental Leadership | Natural and Social Sciences
MA, Naropa University
BS, State University of New York and Syracuse University



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AndrewAndrew Wille, MFA
awille@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty |
MFA, Naropa University
MA, University College London
BA, Hull University



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LeeLee Worley
lworley@naropa.edu | 303-546-3523
Professor, Performance | School of the Arts, Natural and Social Sciences, Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
MA, Naropa University
BA, Mount Holyoke College



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Laura E.Laura E. Wright
lwright@naropa.edu
Adjunct Faculty | Jack Kerouac School
MFA, Naropa University
BM, California State University Northridge



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DeborahDeborah Young
dyoung@naropa.edu | 303-245-4681
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education | Natural and Social Sciences
PhD: Education Leadership and Innovation (Focus on early childhood)
EdS: Educational Specialist In Administration, Leadership and Policy (Focus on program development)
MA: Foundations of Education and Curriculum Development (Focus on service learning)
BFA: Photography
BA: Art History, Art Education, Education (Focus on wilderness education for teens at risk)



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ElaineElaine Yuen
eyuen@naropa.edu | (303) 245-4718
Associate Professor, Religious Studies | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MBA, Temple University
BFA, University of Chicago



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StephanieStephanie Yuhas

Adjunct Faculty | Humanities and Interdisciplinary Studies
BA, Naropa University
MA, Vermont College
PhD, University of Denver



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