Paul Condon, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of psychology at Southern Oregon University, a meditation teacher with the Foundation for Active Compassion, and a research fellow of the Mind & Life Institute. His research examines the contributions of psychological science to meditation practices in dialogue with Buddhism and other traditions, with a focus on compassion training. His research has also examined the impact of meditation on compassion and emotion regulation. His research is informed by collaboration with Buddhist scholars and meditation practice in Nyingma and Kagyu traditions of Tibetan Buddhism. At SOU, he regularly teaches Health Psychology, Sustainable Compassion, Stress Management, History of Psychology, and General Psychology.