Jorge N. Ferrer, Ph.D., is core faculty in the departments of East-West Psychology (EWP) and Integral and Transpersonal Psychologies (ITP; online) at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), San Francisco. Formerly the chair of the EWP department, he is the award-winner author of Revisioning Transpersonal Theory: A Participatory Vision of Human Spirituality (SUNY Press, 2002) and Participation and the Mystery: Transpersonal Essays in Psychology, Education, and Religion (SUNY Press, 2017), as well as the coeditor of The Participatory Turn: Spirituality, Mysticism, Religious Studies (SUNY Press, 2008). In 2009, he became an advisor to the organization Religions for Peace at the United Nations on a research project aimed at solving global interreligious conflict. Ferrer offers talks and workshops internationally on transpersonal psychology, participatory spirituality, comparative mysticism and religious studies, integral and contemplative education, and sexuality and spirituality. He was born in Barcelona, Spain.