Academic Staff

Heads of Programs

PhD (Studies in Religion, University of Queensland), BA Hons (Linguistics, University of Ljubljana)

Head of Program - Applied Buddhist Studies, NTI

PhD (University of Wollongong), MSc Health Policy and Management (University of Wollongong), BHA Health Administration (University of NSW)

Head of Program, Health and Social Wellbeing, NTI


PhD (Studies in Religion, University of Queensland), BA Hons (Linguistics, University of Ljubljana)

Head of Program - Applied Buddhist Studies, NTI

PhD (South Asian Studies) Australian National University

Ph.D (Religious Studies) University of the West, USA, MA (Buddhist Studies) Tsung-Lin Buddhist College, Taiwan, MBA (Cranfield University) Bedford, UK, MS (Computer Science and Engineering) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, BS with highest distinction (Computer Science and Engineering), Honors in Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

PhD (University of Wollongong), BN (Hons) (UoW), BN (Dist) (UoW)

Sessional Lecturers

PhD Human Geography, University of Wollongong

PhD (Temple University, USA)

PhD Religion, Temple University, USA

Professor of Cognitive Science at the University of Ljubljana

BA, PhD, Master degree involved comparative studies of Christian and other theologies

PhD (Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan)

PhD, Temple University, USA

PhD (University of London, UK)

MA Applied Buddhist Studies, Nan Tien Institute

Grad Dip, Communication Management, Grad Dip, Psychotherapy, PhD

Masters of Business Coaching - University of Wollongong, Advanced Diploma in Marketing Management, TAE - Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, Certificate IV in Counselling - Hammond Institute, Communications Certificate - Hammond Institute, Myers Briggs Personality Type Indicator Practitioner, DiSC Behaviour Indicator Practitioner, Realise2 Individual and Team Strengths Practitioner, Entente Trust Indicator Practitioner, Member of the Institute of Learning Professionals, Member of the Alumni Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong

PhD (Communications), MA (Business, Communication, Law), MA (Business Coaching and Change Management), MA (Professional Education and Training).

Masters of Business Coaching

PhD, University of Sydney

Master Appl. Psych, M.Ad.Ed, Dip.Fam.Ther, Dip.Clin.Hyp, Dip.Yog.Tch

PhD, University of Delhi, 1999

PhD (ANU, Australia), BA (Art History and Curatorship)

PhD Religion, Temple University, USA

Emeritus Curator of Asian Art at the Art Gallery of New South Wales


PhD Buddhist Studies, University of Wisconsin, USA, 1998

Bachelor of Education English/History (University of Wollongong), N.S.W. Teachers Certificate (N.S.W. Department of Education), Booloobidja Aboriginal Education Centre  2 unit Aboriginal Studies retraining (University of Western Sydney), Graduate Certificate in Applied Buddhist Studies (Nan Tien Institute)

CertAdvAc (Guangzhou TCM), PracDipAc (ACA), BAppSc (Syd), MHlthScEd (Syd), PhD (UTS)

PhD University of Western Sydney, Bachelor of Asian Studies University of New England, BSocWrk University of New South Wales

PhD (University of Hong Kong, HKSAR), MBS (Master of Buddhist Studies) (University of Hong Kong, HKSAR), BE (Mechanical) (University of Auckland, New Zealand

English Language Centre

Cecilia Lau

ELICOS teacher
BA (UNSW), Cert. TESOL (UNSW), MA TESOL (UNSW), Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine (Australian College of Natural Therapies, Sydney), TAE4110 Cert IV

Ms Leigh Morgan

Principal (English Language Centre)
BA in Communication, TAA, CELTA, IDLTM, Graduate Diploma in Learning and Teaching

Michael Radcliffe

BA, CELTA, Master of Applied Linguistics (TESOL)