Canty | 303-245-4735

Associate Professor, Environmental Studies
Core Faculty


BA in Environmental Studies
MA in Environmental Leadership


PhD Transformative Learning and Change, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA Cultural Ecopsychology, Prescott College
BA International Relations, Colgate University

Areas of Specialization:

  • Ecopsychology
  • Consciousness
  • Transformative Learning
  • Environmental and Social Justice
  • Cultural Studies

Jeanine M. Canty, PhD, is a core faculty member at Naropa University in Boulder, CO, teaching in both Environmental Studies and Environmental Leadership. She has a PhD in Transformative Learning and Change at the California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS), an MA in Cultural Ecopsychology from Prescott College, and BA in International Relations from Colgate University. A lover of nature, justice, and contemplative practice, Jeanine teaches courses in Ecopsychology, Deep Ecology, Environmental Justice, Indigenous Environmental Issues, Multicultural Perspectives for Environmental Leaders and an 8-day Wilderness solo.  Her work intersects issues of social and ecological justice and she is very interested in the process individuals go through to reach heightened awareness and translating this to positive change.

Her selected publications include Ecopsychology and Transpersonal Psychology (The Wiley Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology, Sussex, UK);  Walking Between Worlds: Holding Multiple Perspectives as a Key for Ecological Transformationin The International Journal of Transpersonal Studies; a feature in the Sustainable You Issue of Spirituality and Health Magazine (2012); Linking Ecological and Social Sustainability within the Curriculum (Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 2011); and Roundtable: Race, Environment and Sustainability Part One and Two (Sustainability: The Journal of Record, 2011). She has been a recent speaker at Denver Green Festival, Colorado Bioneers, Wilderness Therapy Symposium; the Rocky Mountain Sustainability Summit, and the International Transformative Learning Conference. She is a luminary for Shift in Action, Institute of Noetic Sciences (IONS) and was an Ecosystems Institute fellow.

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Recent Publications

Walking Between Worlds: Holding Multiple Worldviews as a Key for Ecological Transformation
Jeanine M. Canty
International Journal of Transpersonal Studies
33(1), 2014, pp. 15-26