Rhonda V. Magee



Rhonda V. Magee
Rhonda V. Magee is a Professor of Law at the University of San Francisco and a leading mindfulness teacher and practice innovator with a focus on applying mindfulness to the hardest challenges of our times. She is an internationally-recognized teacher, guide and mentor, focused on integrating mindfulness into higher education, law and social change work. A prolific author, she draws on law and legal history to weave storytelling, poetry, analysis and practices into inspiration for changing how we think, act and live better together in a rapidly changing world.
For more than 20 years, Professor Magee has studied mindfulness, its underlying origins in Buddhism, and its potential benefits and applications in the world. As both a law professor and a mindfulness teacher, Magee has been exploring the integration of mindfulness into teaching and learning, and social engagement, including in support of personal and collective healing, activism, leadership. She has written extensively on how mindfulness and other contemplative practices support engagement in the world in the face of the multiple interlocking challenges of our times, including climate distress, migration, political polarization, migration, war and their effects on us all. Along the way, she’s become a sought-after Keynote speaker and thought-leader, inspiring others to explore the integration of socially-engaged mindfulness research and applications inside schools, workplaces, communities and beyond.