Sean Akerman

BA, Wheaton College. PhD, Graduate Center, City University of New York. Central interests in narrative psychology and stories of transformation, with special emphasis on qualitative methods, medicine, religious experience, and uprootedness. Current work includes an inquiry into the inheritance of exile and the figurations of home among Tibetans living in New York City. SLC 2011–

Undergraduate discipline: Psychology

Courses taught in Psychology

Courses from previous years

  • Framing the Body: The Intersection of Psychology and Medicine
  • Home and Other Figments: Immigration, Exile, and Uprootedness
  • Psychology of Religious Experience
  • The Changing Self: Narratives of Personal Transformation
  • Landscapes of Injustice: Psychology and Social Change
  • The Changing Self: Narratives of Personal Transformation
  • The Psychology of Religious Experience

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