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Dr. Mary Pipher: A Life in Light - Part 2

Karen welcomes psychologist and author Dr. Mary Pipher for part two of their conversation about her career and her most recent book, A Life in Light: Meditations on Impermanence.

Mary Pipher graduated in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley in 1969 and received her Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska in Clinical Psychology in 1977. She was a Rockefeller Scholar in Residence at Bellagio and has received two American Psychological Association Presidential Citations, one of which she returned to protest psychologists’ involvement in enhanced interrogations at Guantánamo and other black sites.


Mary was born in the Ozarks and grew up in rural Nebraska. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, writing, swimming, and being outdoors. She is also a community organizer and activist for many causes. She lives in Nebraska with her husband Jim.


Pipher is the author of 11 books including 4 New York Times bestsellers including Reviving Ophelia and Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing As We Age. Her latest book is A Life in Light. Part Two

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