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Marcie Boucouvalas, Ph.D.
Professor of Human Development



Mailing Address   7054 Haycock Road (0362)
   Falls Church, VA 22043

               Phone    703-538-8469

                   Fax    703-538-8465

Curriculum Vitae

Marcie Boucouvalas, Ph.D., Professor of Human Development, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Primary Academic Interests

  • Adult Development & Learning
  • Consciousness Studies...Including, but Not Limited To, the Transpersonal Orientation
  • Ways of Knowing...Expanding the Boundaries of Scholarship
  • International Adult Education
  • History of Lifelong Learning
  • Adult Learning in Greece

Professional Responsibilites

  • President - International Associates
  • Secretary - International Society for Comparative Adult Education
  • Editor: Journal of Transpersonal Psychology

Current Research

  • Multi-disciplinary Foundations and Dimensions of Adult Learning & Development
  • Transpersonal Consciousness & Transformation Theory
  • International Adult Education
  • Lifelong Learning in Greece: Antinquity in modern times

Selected Publications

Boucouvalas, M., P. N. (2012). Speaking Personally with Marcie Boucouvalas (Nancy Pyrini, Educational Advisor to Members of Parliament Athens, Greece). American Journal of Distance Education, 26(3), 200-207.

Boucouvalas, M. (2012). Preface to Proceedings of the Interantional Conference on Information Communicaitons Technologies. Conference Proceedings.

Boucouvalas, M. (2004, July). Re-visiting the past, Visioning the Future: Information and communications technologies in our transforming world. Keynote address to the 5th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education. Samos, Greece: Research and Training Institute of the East Aegean.

Boucouvalas, M. (2004). The global reach. PAACE Journal of Lifelong Learning, 13, 1-18.

Boucouvalas, M. (2003). Ethical considerations in on-line learning. In K. Fernstrom (Ed.). Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education (pp. 99-104). Athens: University of Athens & INEAG.

Boucouvalas, M. (2000). The transpersonal orientation as a framework for understanding adult development and creative processes. In M.E. Miller & S. R. Cook-Greuter (Eds.). Creativity, spirituality, and transcendence: Paths to integrity and wisdom in the mature self. (pp. 209 228). Stamford, CT: Ablex.

Boucouvalas, M. (2002). Adult education and the human rights movement: Toward a global research agenda for the history of adult education. In B. Nemeth & F. Poeggeler (Eds.). Ethics, ideals, and ideologies in the history of adult education pp. 167-188). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. (Based on Plenary Session delivered to the 8th International Conference on the History of Adult Education. Pecs, Hungary: University of Pecs.

Boucouvalas, M. (2002). Learning: Lifelong, lifewide, lifedeep—W(h)ither our global future? In P. Paape & K. Putz (Eds.). The future of lifelong learning (pp. 309-311). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Boucouvalas, M. (2002, Fall). International adult education: Past, present, and into the future. Adult Learning, 13(4), 23-26.

Boucouvalas, M.& Henschke, J. (2001). Reflections on international ccoperation and new partnerships in an “age of globalization.” Adult Education and Development, 54, 133-141.

Boucouvalas, M. (1999). Following the movement: From transpersonal psychology to a multi-disciplinary transpersonal orientation. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 31(1), 25-37.

Boucouvalas, M. (1999). Comparative thinking and the structures of adult cognition: An epistemological and methodological challenge for comparative adult education. In Reischmann, J. Bron, M., & Jelenc, Z. (Eds). Comparative adult education. Ljubljana, Slovenia: Slovene Institute for Adult Education.


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