Alan Wallace Ph.D.
Alan Wallace Ph.D., one of the world’s leading scholars, writers, and teachers of Tibetan Buddhism, is an outspoken advocate for a revolution in the mind sciences, one that will replace the current paradigm of materialist reductionism with a new paradigm based on contemplative methods of inquiry into the nature and potentials of the mind. He is an American author and expert on Tibetan Buddhism. His books discuss Eastern and Western scientific, philosophical, and contemplative modes of inquiry, often focusing on the relationships between science and Buddhism. He is founder of the Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies. His many books include Hidden Dimensions: The Unification of Physics and Consciousness (2007), Embracing Mind: The Common Ground of Science and Spirituality, with Brian Hodel, (2008), Dreaming Yourself Awake: Lucid Dreaming and Tibetan Dream Yoga for Insight and Transformation (2012).