Aaron B. Daniels
In addition to being a Visiting Associate Teaching Professor in the Psychology Department, Aaron B. Daniels is also a Mindfulness Fellow in Northeastern University’s Center for Spirituality, Dialogue, and Service. He is also a Research Fellow with Psychology & the Other. His PhD is from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California where he focused on Archetypal Psychology with a dissertation on the use of imagination by criminal profilers. His MA is from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania where he studied existential phenomenology. His BA with honors is from Baldwin-Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. His books are: Imaginal Reality, Volumes 1 & 2 (both in 2011); Jungian Crime Scene Analysis: An Imaginal Investigation (2014); and, most recently, he contributed four chapters and edited Dante and the Other: A Phenomenology of Love (2021). Aaron has been teaching in higher education for two decades and has received numerous institutional awards for his teaching, advising, research, and collaborations. A psychotherapist in Seattle for 10 years, he worked in community and private practice, achieving LGBT-specialist status. His current research centers on the ‘inscrutably alien’ and spiritual direction, a field in which he will complete certification in 2022. Film, science-fiction, and ‘weird’ literature are frequent additions to his classes and research.