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Friday April 1, 2016

Daniel Barbezat

Daniel P. Barbezat is Professor of Economics at Amherst College.  As Executive Director of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society–the national hub for contemplative teaching and learning, committed to the positive transformation of the higher education system by supporting the use of contemplative/introspective practices to create engaged learning environments–he has lectured and led workshops on contemplative learning and pedagogy throughout the United States and Canada and is actively working to expand and deepen the Center’s programs, making its work more accessible and transformative for all.

His latest book, co-written with Mirabai Bush and published by Jossey-Bass, is Contemplative Practices in Higher Education: Powerful Methods to Transform Teaching and Learning.

Daniel Barbezat