Jeanine Canty | 303-245-4735

Core Faculty


BA in Environmental Studies - Core Faculty
MA in Resilient Leadership - Core Faculty


PhD Transformative Learning and Change, California Institute of Integral Studies
MA Cultural Ecopsychology, Prescott College
Teacher Education Program, Prescott College
BA International Relations, Colgate University
Current Wilderness First Responder (WFR) since 2006

Jeanine M. Canty, PhD, is a professor of Environmental Studies at Naropa University, a Buddhist inspired institution in Boulder, Colorado. A lover of nature, justice, and contemplative practice, her teaching intersects issues of social and ecological justice connected to the process of worldview expansion and positive change. She is both editor and a contributor to the book Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women’s Voices as well as Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises.

She has a Ph.D. in Transformative Learning and Change from the California Institute for Integral Studies (CIIS), an MA in Cultural Ecopsychology from Prescott College, and BA in International Relations from Colgate University. Courses taught include Ecopsychology, Deep Ecology, Ecological Justice: Patterns of Oppression and Healing, Indigenous Environmental Issues, and an 8-day Wilderness Solo. Other selected works have been featured in A Wild Love for the World: Joanna Macy and The Work of Our Time, The Wiley Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology, The Body and Oppression: Its Roots, its Voices, and its Resolutions, Shadows and Light: Principles, Practices, Pedagogy, and Multicultural Perspectives of Contemporary Transpersonal Counseling, International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, Sustainability: The Journal of Record, Spirituality and Health Magazine, Langscape Magazine, World Futures: The Journal of New Paradigm Research and in Shadows & Light: Theory, Research, and Practice in Transpersonal Psychology. In addition she speaks at a range of local, national, and international symposia and conferences such as National Bioneers, the International Transformative Learning Conference, Denver Green Festival, Front Range Bioneers, Wilderness Therapy Symposium and the Rocky Mountain Sustainability Summit.


Recent Publications:

Globalism and Localization: Emergent Approaches to Ecological and Social Crises (2019)

Ecological and Social Healing: Multicultural Women’s Voices (2017)

Links to Open Access Work:

Oh Holy Night

The Liminality of Spring

Edges of Transformation: Women Crossing Boundaries Between Ecological and Social Healing

Mindful Podcast: Environmental Justice

KGNU Interview: Resilient Leadership in the Face of Climate Change

Jeanine Canty | Naropa University, Boulder, Colorado
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