James Fadiman, PhD

James Fadiman, PhD, with degrees from Harvard and Stanford, has been involved with psychedelic research for much of his career. Aspects of his work on microdosing psychedelics, which he has been researching since 2010, have been recently published in the Journal of Performance Enhancement and Health, the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, the book Advances in Psychedelic Medicine and most recently parodied on Saturday Night Live. As well as holding consulting, training, counseling and editorial jobs, he has taught in psychology and design engineering at San Francisco State, Brandeis, and Stanford. For three decades, he has taught Sufism, Fiction, and other classes at Sophia University, of which he is a co-founder. He has published textbooks, professional books, a self-help book, a novel, a produced play and a video series: Drugs: The Children Are Choosing, for National Public Television. He was featured in a National Geographic documentary and has had three solo shows of his nature photography. His most recent books are The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide: Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys and Healthy Selves: Who We Are and Why You Don’t Know It (with co-author Jordan Gruber).