- Ph.D., East-West Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
- M.F.A., Creative Writing, The University of Notre Dame
Monica Mody, PhD, is a transdisciplinary scholar, educator, and poet at the intersections of earth-based wisdom, whole person philosophy, and embodied regenerative consciousness. Her academic writing has been published in The Land Remembers Us: Women, Myth, and Nature, and Integral Review: A Transdisciplinary and Transcultural Journal For New Thought, Research, and Praxis. An article is forthcoming in Tarka Journal. She is the author of Kala Pani (1913 Press), the forthcoming Bright Parallel (Copper Coin), and three chapbooks including Ordinary Annals (above/ground press), and her poetry appears in numerous international literary journals and anthologies. She serves as Core Faculty in the Doctoral Program in Visionary Practice and Regenerative Leadership at Southwestern College Santa Fe, and Adjunct Faculty at the School of Consciousness and Transformation at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS). Her doctoral dissertation, which investigated decolonial feminist consciousness in South Asian borderlands, was selected for the Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology.