Nancy B. Roof
Nancy B. Roof
Nancy Roof, Ph.D. is the founder of the award-winning Kosmos Journal:
The Journal for World Citizens and Planetary Civilization, based on evolving interior development and cultural values as they
impact globalization and world community. Kosmos Associates, Inc. is
also actively involved in the founding of the Global Commons movement
with James Quilligan of the Global Commons Trust.
Nancy won the 2009
Images and Voices of Hope award for journalism as a tool to inform,
inspire and engage individual and collective participation in a global
shift to higher-level thinking. In 2004, Kosmos was nominated by Utne
for excellence. Her testimony on the human dimension of the United
Nations was distributed to the US President and Congress.
As a founder
of Transpersonal Psychology (late 70s), she served as a spiritual guide
to individuals for 20 years. In the late 80s, she began to define the
field of global transformation at the United Nations, where she
successfully lobbied for elevated global standards in international
treaties and co-founded the Values Caucus (1994) and the Spiritual
Working with 78 international organizations in war zones
for over two years, she recognized the traumatic effect of war, not only
on military personnel, but on their families, communities and service
providers. She then designed the first global training programs and
workbook on secondary traumatic stress, implemented initially during the
Balkan wars and now used internationally.
She is a founding member of
the Global Commons Initiative, World Wisdom Council, Creating the New
Civilization Initiative, 2020 Climate Leadership Campaign, WorldShift
2012 (Ervin Laszlo), Global Alliance for Transformational Entertainment,
a Board member of Integral Review and Living Earth TV and a speaker at
Mikhail Gorbachev’s World Political Forum.