Robert BlackAdjunct Assistant Professor
Robert Black, DC, MA, is an Adjunct Assistant Professor who teaches foundational writing courses at the Center for Applied Liberal Arts, NYUSPS. A recipient of the Teaching Excellence Award in 2014, he has taught at NYUSPS since 2000. He completed the Certificate Program in Mindfulness for Educators in 2013 and in 2015 joined its online teaching team through Antioch University New England. Also in 2015, he completed the Certificate in Mindfulness Facilitation Program at UCLA’s Semel Institute. Following twenty years in practice as a chiropractor, Black has been a Learning Specialist at Winston Preparatory School since 2005, where, in his role as a Focus Teacher, he works one-on-one with learning-challenged middle and high school students and guides mindfulness practices in the classroom.
To counter modern-day life’s intrusions upon our attention and humanity, explore the principles and practices of mindfulness and compassion.
Explore how the Mahayana Buddhist concepts of compassion and wisdom can serve as the basis for a healthy, happy, and meaningful life.