Carol S. Pearson

Carol S. Pearson

Carol S. Pearson, PhD, DMin, is a depth psychologist and author of a number of books, including The Hero Within, Awakening the Heroes Within, and Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within.

She is cocreator, with Hugh Marr, of the Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicatorâ„¢, an assessment that identifies the archetypes within each individual.

A respected scholar, higher education administrator, and thought leader, Pearson served most recently as executive vice president/provost and then president of Pacifica Graduate Institute. Prior to that she was a professor at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy where she ran a leadership institute.

She is also author of several books that explore archetypes in the professional arena, including The Hero and the Outlaw (branding), The Transforming Leader (Leadership), and Mapping the Organizational Psyche (organizational development).

Pearson consults, speaks, and teaches widely and is known for her relaxed and welcoming style.