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Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D.

Current Position:
Core Faculty, Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology Programs, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, California. 1995-Present.

Education:
Kent State University l967-68 BA/English/Psychology
Kent State University l968-72 MA/Comparative Literature
University of Dallas l972-76 MA/Literature/Phenomenology
University of Dallas Ph.D. Literature/Phenomenology

Honors/Awards from the past 13 years:

Invited to become a Founding Member, Greenspace Design, May, 2000.

Initiated The Dennis P. and Sandra L. Slattery Writing Achievement at Villa Angela/St. Joseph High School, Cleveland, Ohio. The endowment will allow an annual cash award to be given to writing excellence.

Nominated by Drs. Ginette Paris and Patrick Mahaffey of Pacifica Graduate Institute, for the Hiett Prize in the Humanities, sponsored by The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture under the leadership of Dr. J. Larry Allums.

Invited to become a Fellow of the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, 2000.

Awarded a Medallion for Service by Pacifica Graduate Institute during Graduation Ceremonies, May, 2004.

Nominated by Pacifica Graduate Institute for Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara, April, 2006 and again, March, 2007.

Rank of Distinguished Professor bestowed July, 2007.

Invited and accepted as Research Faculty Member, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, California, September, 2007.

Recipient of first place poetry prize in the category of adult poetry from the Greater New Braunfels Art Council, April 27, 2010, New Braunfels, Texas, for the poem “Friend.”

Creation of the Dennis Patrick and Sandra Slattery Scholarship for Teachers in the Summer Classics Program, The Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, October, 2012. An annual award to allow one teacher in the Dallas schools to attend the Louise Cowan Summer Institute held July of each year.

Recipient of the 2012 Jan Lee Prize for Analysis and the Arts for an essay entitled “The Wonder of Wandering: Archetype, Myth, and Metaphor in William Faulkner’s “The Bear” in On Home and the Wanderer in Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, vol. 85, Spring, 2011. 165-86. Cash prize.

Recipient of first place poetry prize in the category of adult poetry from the Greater New Braunfels Art Council, April 23, 2013, New Braunfels, Texas, for the poem “Leave Your Gun at Home.”

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