Dianne E. Jenett Bio


Dianne E. Jenett, Ph.D., is Co-Director of the Women's Spirituality M.A. program at the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, as well as Adjunct and Research Faculty at California Institute of Integral Studies and Sonoma State University. She is the founder of Serpentina, a collaboration in support of 'woman-centered research for everybody.' She is also one of four co-authors of the groundbreaking qualitative research methodology, Organic Inquiry, first published in Organic Inquiry: If Research Were Sacred. She holds a Ph.D. in Integral Studies with a concentration in Women's Spirituality and an M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology. Her passionate love for Kerala, India takes her there almost every year where she researches and participates in community rituals to Bhadrakali. Her research interests are women's rituals and community rituals to the Goddess in South India, women's psycho-spiritual development, and qualitative research methods. Her research has been published in the U.S.,Europe and India.