- Ph.D., East-West Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA
- M.A., Theology (History of Christian Spirituality), Saint John’s University, Collegeville, MN
- B.A., Religious Studies, LaSalle University, Philadelphia, PA
David M. Odorisio, PhD, is Co-Chair and Associate Core Faculty in Pacifica’s Mythological Studies graduate degree program. David is editor of A New Gnosis: Comic Books, Comparative Mythology, and Depth Psychology (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022), Merton and Hinduism: The Yoga of the Heart (Fons Vitae, 2021), and co-editor of Depth Psychology and Mysticism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018). He has published in Quadrant, Jung Journal, Philosophy East and West, The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, and The International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, among other peer-reviewed journals. He currently teaches the following courses in the Mythological Studies program: Methods and Contemporary Issues in Religious Studies; Christian Traditions; Comic Books as Modern Mythology; and Dissertation Formulation.