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Prof. Tom Bateman discusses what it means to engage in rational and mindful leadership.
Uses contemplative silence to focus her 350-person classroom and help beginning engineering students understand the meaning of their work.
Coan removes the cultural trappings from contemplation in order to understand the effects it has on practitioners and how it can be made more accessible for beginners.
Incorporates mindfulness and yoga into his daily life and has introduced contemplative practices into Employee Development at U.Va.
In response to a changing society, Dr. Ira Harris—Professor at the McIntire School of Commerce—gives undergraduate students the tools to think critically and mindfully.
Paul Tudor Jones serves on the Advisory Board of the Contemplative Sciences Center.
Interested in exploring the application of contemplative principles and practices to leadership, particularly in the public sphere.
What does it mean to be a wise leader and a wise person generally? David Mick uses wisdom readings and mindfulness practices to explore this topic with McIntire students.
As Director of the International Residence College, Marga Odahowski uses contemplative practices to encourage her students to generate self-compassion and confidence through her academic courses on Mindful Leadership.
Robert C. Pianta is Dean of the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia
Dr. Elizabeth Powell uses contemplative techniques to teach Executive MBA students leadership presence at the Darden School of Business
Ensures that students and employees have the opportunity to develop and practice mind-body awareness for lifetime wellness.
Recent research examines how various aspects of health are produced and the role of government policies in helping parents with young children.
For the past 10 years Dr. Ruzek has provided psychological care for emerging adults at universities in California and Virginia. She joined UVa’s Student Health Services (SHS) in August 2012 and is currently a Staff Psychologist and Group Services Coordinator for the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) division of SHS. Dr. Ruzek received her PhD from Sofia University (formerly the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology) in 2004.
Chair of the Advisory Board for Contemplative Sciences Center.