Swick, Lori Joan
Lori Joan Swick, PhD, is well known for making spiritual practice accessible to audiences of all faith backgrounds. She is a popular speaker and retreat leader specializing in women’s spirituality and religious, mystical and mythological topics. Dr. Swick earned a doctorate in philosophy and religion with a concentration in women’s spirituality at the California Institute of Integral Studies and a master’s degree in theology from the University of Notre Dame. She is an adjunct professor of religion, mythology and philosophy at St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, and a poet, novelist and award-winning essayist.