Terje Sparby is a philosopher and meditation researcher. His main areas of research are German idealism, consciousness, and phenomenological or introspective methods.
Terje has been a postdoc at Humboldt University and the Bender Institute of Neuroimaging. He has also been a visiting scholar at the Mind & Life Institute and collaborated with researchers part of Varieties of Contemplative Experience project. He did his habilitation at the Witten/Herdecke University, co-organises the First-Person Science of Consciousness conference.
Currently, Terje is a professor of philosophy at the Steiner University College in Oslo, is a member of IBAP and the Emergent Phenomenology Research Consortium, and collaborates with the The Meditation Research Group at McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School.