Naropa Faculty Listing


First name
Last Name

Core Faculty

DaleDale Asrael
dasrael@naropa.edu | 303-546-3522
Associate Professor
Core Faculty
Programs
MA in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Transpersonal Psychology
Master of Divinity
Education
MA, Contemplative Education, Naropa University
BS, Communications, Northwestern University
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JaneJane Carpenter
jane@naropa.edu | 303-245-4602
Associate Professor, Contemplative Psychology
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Contemplative Psychology
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
MA, Naropa University
BA, State University of New York, Oswego
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GaylonGaylon Ferguson
gferguson@naropa.edu | 303-245-4682
Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies | Graduate Academic Advisor
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
PhD, Cultural Anthropology, Stanford University
MA, Stanford University
BA, Yale College
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Acharya Lama TenpaAcharya Lama Tenpa Gyaltsen
tgyaltsen@naropa.edu | 303-245-4730
Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
Acharya Degree, Nalanda Institute (Sikkim, India)
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SarahSarah Harding
sharding@naropa.edu | 303-786-9257
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
BA, Naropa University
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Stephen Hatch
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
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ZviZvi Ish-Shalom
zishshalom@naropa.edu | 303-245-4656
Assistant Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
PhD, Brandeis University
MA, Brandeis University
BA, McGill University
Rabbinical Ordination
Certified Rolfer™
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Judith A.Judith A. Simmer-Brown
jsb@naropa.edu | 303-546-3502
Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
Ph.D. Buddhism, Walden University
MA Religious Studies, Florida State University
BA Religion and History, Cornell College
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RobertRobert Spellman
spellman@naropa.edu | 303-245-4858
Associate Professor, Visual Arts, Performing Arts, and Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Visual Arts
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
BFA, Massachusetts College of Art
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PhillipPhillip Stanley
pstanley@naropa.edu | 303-245-4728
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
PhD, University of Virginia
MBA, University of Michigan
MA, University of Virginia
BA, University of North Carolina-At-Chapel-Hill
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ElaineElaine Yuen
eyuen@naropa.edu | (303) 245-4718
Associate Professor, Religious Studies
Core Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Master of Divinity
Education
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
MBA, Temple University
BFA, University of Chicago
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Adjunct Faculty

Paul Gyodo Agostinelli
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
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MichelleMichelle Danson
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
MDIV, ILIFF School of Theology, Denver, CO
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AlanAlan Hartway
ahartway@naropa.edu | 303-245-4659
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
Contemplative Religions
Master of Divinity
Education
PhD Candidate, University of Colorado
MFA Writing and Poetics, The Naropa Institute
BA, St. Joseph College
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HowardHoward Hoffman
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Master of Divinity
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Pir NetanelPir Netanel Miles-Yepez
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Master of Divinity
Education
BA, Religious Studies, Naropa University
Pir, Inayati-Maimuni Order
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Nora Smith
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State University
Masters of Divinity Degree, Lancaster Theological Seminary
Merrill Fellowship, Harvard Divinity School
Certificate in Buddhist Studies, Naropa University
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L.S.L.S. Summer
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
MA in Buddhist Studies, Naropa University
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StephanieStephanie Yuhas
Adjunct Faculty
Programs
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Ecopsychology
Master of Divinity
Education
PhD, University of Denver
MA, Vermont College
BA, Naropa University
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Instructors

SreedeviSreedevi Bringi
Half-Time Instructor
Instructor
Programs
BA in Traditional Eastern Arts
BA in Religious Studies
Contemplative Religions
Indo-Tibetan Buddhism
Master of Divinity
Education
M.Sc., M.S., M.A.
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