Robert F. Mullen, Ph.D.

3550 Kempton Way
Oakland, CA  94611
415-305-5895
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PUBLICATIONS (Accessed in over 40 countries)

Debunking the Origins of Morality;
the Individual’s Commitment to Humanity

Aurobindo’s Supermind, Teilhard’s Omega Point,
and Plato’s Doctrine of Recollection.

The Art of Authenticity: Constantin Stanislavski and Merleau-Ponty.
Journal of Literature and Art Studies, July 2016, Vol. 6, No. 7.

Evolutionary Panentheism and Metanormal Human Capacity: A Psychobiography of Michael Murphy.
PhD Dissertation, 2014.  

Holy Stigmata, Anorexia, and Self-Mutilation: Parallels in Pain and Imagining.
Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies, 9:25, 2010

Aristotle and the Natural Slave: The Athenian Relationship with India.
Mithras Reader Vol. III: An Academic and Religious Journal of Greek, Roman and Persian Studies, 2010.


WORKS IN PROGRESS

"Confessions of a Recovering Profligate. Transforming Moral Decrepitude to Virtue."

“Involution-Evolution within Evolutionary Panentheism: Negotiating Plato’s Doctrine of Recollection.”
(In peer review)

“The Trajectory of Child Abuse to Substance Abuse:
How It Influences the Disease versus Willingness Models.”

“A Trajectory of Addiction. Stages of Grief in Recovery.”

“Why We Must Abandon Our Gods. Transformation and Self-Responsibility.”


PRESENTATIONS

Society for Asian & Comparative Philosophy, Monterey - October 2015
“Involution-Evolution and Evolutionary Panentheism: Facilitating Plato’s Doctrine of Recollection”

San Francisco Media Alliance – 2005 “Guerilla Marketing.”

American Academy of Religion WR, Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley – 2008
“Faith in the Face of Demonization.”  

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco – 2008
“Faith in the Face of Demonization.”  

The Exchange for the Performing Arts, Sacramento, CA – 2008
“The Art of Authenticity: Constantin Stanislavski and Merleau-Ponty.”

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco – 2008
“Faith in the Face of Demonization.”

American Academy of Religion WR, Phoenix State University – 2009
“Holy Stigmata, Anorexia and Self-Mutilation: Parallels in Pain and Imagining.”

Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast, Portland University – 2010
“Ralph Waldo Emerson and Comparative Vedāntic Thought: Emphasis on Wisdom of Rāmujāchāra.”

American Academy of Religion General, Atlanta – 2010
“Holy Stigmata, Anorexia and Self-Mutilation: Parallels in Pain and Imagining.”


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

The American Philosophical Association
American Academy of Religion
Society for Asian & Comparative Philosophy
Bridgemen, a San Francisco-based civic support organization
Cultural Integration Fellowship, San Francisco
Alumni Organization – CIIS
GMI Communication Group
Meno Behavioral Research Center


OTHER ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT

Sacramento AIDS Foundation – Former Board Member
The Golden Gate Arts Council – San Francisco, Former Board Member
The Arts Exchange, Sacramento – Former Board Member
Sharon Hoery & Associates – Lecture Series, Americans with Disabilities Act
The Sacramento Children/s Home – Orphanage
D. D. S. O., Inc., Sacramento – Developmentally Disabled
Process Theatre Productions, Sacramento – Disabled
New Directions Counseling Center, Sacramento
Other Nonprofit Organizations via Fundraising


EDUCATION

California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
Doctor of Philosophy, Philosophy and Religion; Emphasis Asian/Comparative Studies, 2014
Master of Philosophy – Philosophy and Religion, 2008
Bachelor of Arts, 2006

Folsom Lake College, Folsom, CA
Associate Degree
California State University at Dominquez-Hills
Golden Gate University – Telecommunications


SCHOLARSHIPS

Esalen Scholarship - Fall 2011
Kelleen Nicholson Memorial Scholarships - Fall and Spring 2010-11
Cummings Scholarship - Spring 2005-2006
Annual Scholarship – Multiple Semesters – Varying Amounts


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

California Institute of Integral Studies
One Day Class – Asian Perspectives on Self
English as a Second Language

The Exchange for the Performing Arts
Stanislavski Method Acting
Improvisational Arts



WORK EXPERIENCE

AT&T/Concert – Project Manager/International Route Negotiator
Concert (Telecommunications) – Project Manager
British Telecom North America – Project Manager
MCI Telecommunications – Bid Manager
President, Xedra Productions. Bay Area Publicity and Promotion
Producer Director/Theaters in L.A. and Sacramento
Peer-Reviewer for various Journals for American Psychological Association



RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS

Behavioral Philosophy and Moral Evolution
Behavioral Modification at the Onset of Dis-ease Due to the Heterostasis of the Body Complex.
Comparative Religions
Historical Western Doctrine
Indic and Buddhist Philosophical Traditions
Panentheism and Metanormal Human Potential


REFERENCES UPON REQUEST


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