Professor Steven Goodman, Research and Program Director for Asian and Comparative Studies (Philosophy and Religion Department, CIIS), received his Ph.D. (1984) in Far Eastern Studies from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, His research interests are Indo-Tibetan philosophy, Tibetan poetics, and Classical Tibetan Language. working with Trauma, and so on.
In 1994, Steven was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship at Rice University Center for Cultural Studies for the study of Tibetan mystical poetry. He is the co-editor of Tibetan Buddhism: Reason and Revelation (SUNY Press, 1992), a source book for the study of Tibetan philosophical and visionary literature, author of “Transforming the Causes of Suffering” in Mindfulness in Meaningful Work (Parallax Press, 1994), and contributor to Tibetan Literary Arts (Marit Cranmer, curator, Shang Shung Institute/Smith College, 2007).
His forthcoming book is The Buddhist Psychology of Awakening: An In-Depth Guide to Abhidharma (Shambhala Publications).