Beautiful Existence

Beautiful Existence
California Institute of Integral Studies · Department of Transformative Inquiry

Doctor of Philosophy
Ph.D. transdisciplinary research on Compassionate Technology w/ methodology in Arts-based research and autoethnography.


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Researching the development of Compassionate Technology utilizing a transdisciplinary approach through axiology, pheonomenology, the philosophy of technology and immersivity with a methodology of Arts-based research and authoethnography, and considering Harms, Julian L.'s Scale to Measure Compassion in Technology, and Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA).
September 2019 - January 2020
Harvard University
Field of study
  • English (translations)
September 2019 - January 2022
Field of study
  • MFA - Poetics (translations)
January 2017 - June 2019
University of Massachusetts
Field of study
  • Poetics (translations)


Publications (3)
Compassionate Technology doctoral research lightning talk presentation for the Creative Commons Summit 2023 by Bella Irons, Ph.D. researcher at California Institute of Integral Studies.
The Naropian Edictum is a statement that I channeled and submitted to my Fall 2020 colloquium cohort at Naropa University. The Naropian Edictum addresses the lack of measure and acknowledgment of the Ethereal Archive and person(s) with ability, or description(s) within, as part of the Inclusivity & Diversity departments, missions, and principals wi...
The Ethereal Archive Manifesto is a piece that I channeled in my Fall 2020 semester at Naropa University in relation to the Ethereal Archive that was initiated in my channeling of The Naropian Edictum. This manifesto is part of my work in quantifying the unquantifiable community, and abilities, and is in discussion with multiple Inclusivity & Diver...