Hemal Trivedi - Graduate Student

Hemal is a Ph.D. student in the Theology and Religious Studies Department. He is interested in facilitating a dialogue between religion and the psychological sciences. His research involves analyzing psychological themes in Hindu philosophical texts, Christian philosophical texts, and modern psychological studies (Cognitive Neuroscience, Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Learning & Memory, etc.). Specific topics include psychology and phenomenology of the Self, ego-dissolution, mysticism, meditative practices, psychedelics, meaning making, etc. In his free time, Hemal contributes to his online school: The Academy of Indian Philosophy, teaching topics in Sāṅkhya–Yoga Philosophy, Classical Sanskrit, Vedic Astrology (Jyotiṣa), and much more.

email: hpt7@georgetown.edu