Paul Condon, PhD. Paul Condon is an assistant professor of psychology at Southern Oregon University and a Fellow of the Mind & Life Institute. Paul’s academic writing and research examines the contributions of psychological science to modern meditation programs in dialogue with contemplative traditions. Paul has collaborated closely with John Makransky to develop Sustainable Compassion Training, a system of relational compassion and mindfulness practices adapted from Tibetan Buddhism. His research also examines the impact of meditation on compassion, prosocial behavior, and emotion. At SOU, Paul teaches Health Psychology, Sustainable Compassion, Stress Management, History of Psychology, Statistics, Writing & Research, and General Psychology.