Elisabet Sahtouris, M.S., Ph.D is an evolution biologist, futurist, professor, speaker, author and sustainability consultant to businesses, government agencies and other organizations. She is a US and Greek citizen who has lived in the USA, Canada, Greece, Peru and Spain, and has lectured, done workshops and media appearances on all continents. With her M.S. from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from Dalhousie University in Canada, Dr. Sahtourus held post-doctoral research grants at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City and at Massachusetts General Hospital, taught at the Mass. Institute of Technology (MIT), the University of Massachusetts and the Bainbridge Graduate Institute´s MBA program. Dr. Sahtouris currently holds the Elisabet Sahtouris Chair in Living Economies at the World Business Academy, Santa Barbara, California and is a Professor in Residence at Chaminade University, Honolulu, Hawaii.
She has been a science writer for the NOVA-HORIZON TV series, (WGBH Boston/ BBC London), a UN Consultant on indigenous peoples, was invited to China under the auspices of the Chinese National Science Organization, is a Fellow of the World Business Academy and an advisor to Ethical Markets. She co-convened two international symposia on the Foundations of Science in Hokkaido, Japan and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Sahtouris participated in two invitational dialogues with HH the Dalai Lama in Dharamsala, India and in the Vatican, Rome, and is one of the people identified as Cultural Creatives in the book of that title by Paul Ray and Sherry Anderson. She is a member of the Evolutionary Leaders and a founding member of Rising Women; Rising World.
Dr. Sahtouris has numerous publications and has appeared in many documentary films(including I AM, Occupy Love and Dalai Lama Awakening. Her books include Earthdance: Living Systems in Evolution, A Walk Through Time: From Stardust to Us, Gaia’s Dance: the Story of Earth & Us, and Biology Revisioned, w. Willis Harman.