Harris Friedman, PhD, is a clinical and organizational consulting psychologist, as well as a scholar on both transpersonal psychology and cultural change. He recently retired as Research Professor of Psychology at University of Florida, where he remains on its courtesy faculty, and now teaches part-time at Goddard College, as well as supervises dissertations at several other universities. He has over 200 professional publications, many appearing in top mainstream, as well as in humanistic-transpersonal psychology, journals.
He pursues several streams of grant-supported research, and his research is often covered by the international media. His most recent books include Transcultural Competence (2015, American Psychological Association), The Praeger Handbook of Social Justice and Psychology, Vols. 1-3 (2014), Advances in Parapsychological Research (Volume 9, McFarland), and The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Transpersonal Psychology (2015/2013). He is Senior Editor of the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies and Associate Editor of The Humanistic Psychologist. He is also a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and received its Abraham Maslow Award “given to an individual for an outstanding and lasting contribution to the exploration of the farther reaches of human spirit” in 2016.