Ashley Deans, Ph.D., Executive Vice President

Ashley Deans, Ph.D., is a space physicist who has published extensively in leading refereed journals on quantum cosmology, space science, and sociology. He has conducted research at the Harvard College Observatory, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and the Culham Center for Fusion Energy, Oxfordshire, UK.

Dr. Deans graduated with honors in physics in 1969 from Imperial College, London University, UK. He received his Ph.D. in 1976 in space physics from the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science, York University, Toronto, Canada, and received a post-graduate fellowship from the National Research Council of Canada. Dr. Deans is currently an Associate of the Royal College of Science.

As an educator, Dr. Deans has traveled to over 80 countries giving invited talks on “Consciousness-Based” education—education that incorporates GUSP’s brain-based approach to peace. His book, A Record of Excellence, and his published articles describe the benefits of this approach, and for this work he received the Sears-Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. He is currently Director of International Programs for the David Lynch Foundation.