Contemplative Studies Initiative

The OSU Contemplative Studies Initiative (CSI) is an interdisciplinary effort to foster research, education, and outreach related to contemplative practices to support the success and well-being of OSU’s students, faculty, and staff and that of society-at-large.   Learn more


Contemplative Studies Initiative Coordinator, Audrey Perkins, retired on June 15, 2018.  There is a contemplative (;>) period until the next Coordinator starts.  Please contact John Edwards with any CSI questions.  

May we all make space in our lives, minds, and hearts for what truly matters.  And may we remember to reach out to our community resources when needed.