Dr. Chris J. Patti (PhD) is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Appalachian State University, nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. As an ethnographic writer, his research highlights intimate, relational processes at the heart of human experience through listening to and richly representing stories of love, loss, and transformation. He has published several peer-reviewed articles and chapters on the theme of suffering and compassion. His other passions are rock climbing, longboard surfing, and intentionally doing nothing with his mindfulness mediation club Zen & the Art of Applied Communication. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/awarenessbites
You can email Dr. Chris Patti at patticj (at) appstate (dot) edu.
Episode 300: On Suffering and Surfing by Dr. Chris Patti of Appalachian State University.
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