These are our current and on-going contemplative projects at James Madison University.


Kipps-Vaughan, Deborah (2018 - currently under review).  An Initiative for Contemplative Study and Practice.  Journal of Contemplative Inquiry


Brantmeier, E.J., Molloy, C., Byrne, J. (2017). Writing Renewal Retreats: The Scholarly Writer, Contemplative Practice, and Scholarly Productivity. To Improve the Academy. June edition.

Kielty, M. L., Gilligan, T. D., & Staton, A. R. (2017). Whole-School Approaches to Incorporating Mindfulness-Based Interventions: Supporting the Capacity for Optimal Functioning in School Settings. Childhood Education93(2), 128-135.

Kielty, M. L., Staton, A. R., & Gilligan, T. D. (2017). Cultivating Spiritual Strength in Children and Adolescents Through Contemplative Practices in K–12 School Settings. Journal of Child and Adolescent Counseling, 1-11.

Kielty, M., Gilligan, T., Staton, R., & Curtis, N. (2017). Cultivating Mindfulness with Third Grade Students via Classroom-Based Interventions. Contemporary School Psychology, 1-6.


Feedback and collaborative suggestions are welcome!