May 2018 Notes From the Field by Patricia Taylor, PhD

Dear fellow alumni, I serve on the Board of Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association. I graduated with a PhD in Depth Psychology class of 2007. I am currently the chairperson of Special [...]

Seeing in the Dark: Wisdom Works by Black Women in Depth with Co-Author Dr. Patricia Taylor

Writing as a practice is something that doctorate students are advised to develop. Write everyday, we are told. I do my most productive  writing when I am overflowing with feeling. The feelings [...]

2017 Alumni Spotlight Authors

Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association is proud to announce the following Alumni authors have answered the call and will be participating in 2017 Authors Spotlight! Join us Saturday, [...]


The results are in! Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association (PGIAA) proudly announces the new Board of Directors who will serve during the 2015-2016. Let’s make this year one of the [...]

The Whitehead Conference: Patricia Taylor

Excitement, pride and tender reunion characterized the collaboration of three Pacifica Alumni at the Seizing an Alternative Toward an Ecological Civilization held June 4 – 7 at Pomona College in [...]

Whitehead Conference: Sessions

Section VIII. Reimagining and Reinventing Education Plenary: Are we Really Related (Franz Riffert)   Track 5: Compassion as a Pedagogical Study and Practice: A Call to Those Who Teach. Track [...]

Pacifica Alumni to Foster Soul at Ecological Conference in June!

Pacifica Alumni to Foster Soul at Ecological Conference in June!   Some 1,000 presenters from more than 30 countries and 80 fields of specialty (including at least 3 Pacifica alumni!) are coming [...]

Pacifica Graduate Institute Introduction Days

NEXT DATE  >  15 November 2014 The Pacifica Experience: A One-Day Introduction to Pacifica’s Degree Programs [pullquote] Once, I came to a public program. There, others spoke the [...]