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Evan Finkelstein

Evan Finkelstein
Evan Finkelstein

Dr. Finkelstein was Associate Professor of Maharishi Vedic Science. He earned a B.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University; an M.S.W. from Yeshiva University; and an M.S.C.I. and Ph.D. from Maharishi University of Management. Included in courses taught by Prof. Finkelstein are themes such as universal principles of life expressed by Maharishi Vedic Science and the religions of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism


  • 2005 Ph.D., Maharishi Vedic Science, MUM
  • 1993 MA, Science of Creative Intelligence, MIU
  • 1984 MSW (Master of Social Work), Wurzweiler School of Social Work, Yeshiva University, NY
  • 1981 James Striar School, Yeshiva University, Scriptural Studies Program
  • 1971 BA, English and Theater Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

Teaching Experience

  • 2011-2015 Associate Professor, Maharishi Vedic Science (MVS)
  • 2000-2010 Assistant Professor
  • 1997-2000 Instructor, Maharishi Consciousness-Based Health Care, Maharishi University of Management
  • 1994-1996 Director of ESL Center and Instructor, English as a Second Language, Maharishi University of Management.
  • 1991-1994 Instructor, and English as a Second Language, Maharishi University of Management
  • 1989-1991 Elementary school teacher; Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment


  • 2005 Veda Vyasa Award; Outstanding Doctoral Scholarship
  • 1993 Outstanding Student Award for the MA in SCI program