Community Read: TEACHING WITH COMPASSION: AN EDUCATOR’S OATH TO TEACH FROM THE HEART (2018) by Prof. Peter Kaufman (Sociology) May 2, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Join us for book discussions on Teaching with Compassion: An Educator’s Oath to Teach from the Heart (Rowman and Littlefield, 2018).  Our own, late, Sociology Professor and Questionable Authorities drummer Peter Kaufman co-wrote this important volume on contemplative practices and pedagogy.  The book is available via the Sojourner Truth Library:

The Greater Good of UC Berkeley has highlighted Peter’s book as one of

Our Favorite Books for Educators in 2018

You can order it through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indie Bound, and directly through Rowman and Littlefield (use coupon code RLEGEN18 to get a 20% discount from the publisher).

Dates: Thursday, May 2

Time: 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Location:  Faculty Development Center, CH 113

Additional meetings to be determined.  If you would like to participate in a discussion at an alternate time, please email the FDC ( and propose one.

The Chronicle of Higher Education published posthumously the following column:

Thanks for the link, Sunita Bose.