Faculty Profile: Edward Hoffman

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Edward Hoffman

School: Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry

Bio:
Edward Hoffman is an active scholar in humanistic/ transpersonal psychology today, and is an adjunct associate psychology professor at Yeshiva University in New York City. He is the author of more than a dozen books in psychology and related fields, including award-winning biographies of Alfred Adler and Abraham Maslow, and an anthology of Maslow's unpublished papers entitled FUTURE VISIONS (Sage). Dr. Hoffman has written/edited several works relating classic Jewish thought to contemporary interests in psychology including personality growth, mindfulness, creativity, and altruism. These include most recently THE WISDOM OF MAIMONIDES and THE KABBALAH READER (both by Shambhala/Trumpeter).
Dr. Hoffman has been a New York State licensed psychologist in private practice for over 25 years, and serves as an editor of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology. He lectures widely throughout the United States and abroad, and in 2009, served as a visiting scholar at the University of Tokyo. His recent research has focused on cross-cultural study of peak-experiences and cross-cultural study of altruistic encounters.
He lives in the New York City area with his wife and their two children. "

Curriculum Vitae

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