Evan Finkelstein , Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science
Phone: (641) 472 1832
2005 Ph.D., Maharishi Vedic Science, Maharishi University of Management. Received
the Veda Vyasa Award for Outstanding Doctoral Scholarship. Dissertation on “Universal
Principles of Life Expressed in Maharishi Vedic Science and in the Scriptures and
Writings of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.”
1993 MA, Science of Creative Intelligence, MIU. Received the Outstanding Student
Award for the MA in SCI program.
1984 MSW (Master of Social Work), Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva
1981 James Striar School, Yeshiva University, Scriptural Studies Program
1971 BA, English and Theater Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2000-present Assistant Professor, Maharishi Vedic Science (MVS). Teach courses in
Fundamental Principles of MVS, The Veda and Vedic Literature, MVS and Religions,
Reading Vedic Literature, Ideal Administration—Maharishi’s Absolute Theory of
Government, The Bhagavad-Gita, The Science of Being and Art of Living
Instructor, Maharishi Consciousness-Based Health Care. Maharishi
University of Management. Taught courses in diet, health, prevention, yoga asana, self-
pulse evaluation, etc.
Director of ESL Center and Instructor, English as a Second Language,
Maharishi University of Management.
Instructor, English as a Second Language, Maharishi University of
Management. Taught courses from the beginning to advanced level.
Elementary school teacher of 5th and 6th grade boys, Maharishi School of
the Age of Enlightenment
The Buddha’s Meditation, Elephant Journal. http://www.elephantjournal.com/2011/07/
God?, Elephant Journal. http://www.elephantjournal.com/2011/11/god--dr-evan-
Theology and Enlightenment, chapter in A Symphony of Silence: An Enlightened Vision,
by George Ellis, in press
Universal Principles of Life Expressed in Maharishi Vedic Science and in the Scriptures
and Writings of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Published by UMI, Ann Arbor,
Continuing Education Courses at MUM:
Universal Principles of Life Expressed in Maharishi Vedic Science and Judaism,
Christianity and Islam
Experiences of the Saints of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in Light of Maharishi
The Essence of Taoism in Light of Maharishi Vedic Science
The Essence of Buddhism in Light of Maharishi Vedic Science (Also taught as a
MUM Distance Education course)
Lectures or courses given in Delray Beach, FL; Vero Beach, FL; Winnipeg (Canada), San
Veda Vyasa Award for Excellence in Doctoral Scholarship
MA Outstanding Student Award