December 2018, Exhibition: Transpersonal Gaming, Transpersonal Instructions, Jorge B. Vargas Museum, University of the Philippines, Manila.

August 2018, Heroism in Wonder Woman: His, Hers, Ours, Wonder Woman and Women in Film---Heroism, Egalitarianism, and Advocacy, American Psychological Association, San Francisco

August 2018, Hacking Flow: Exploring Apps That Support Personal DevelopmentmHealth Apps---Leveraging Technology to Drive Behavior Change,  American Psychological Association, San Francisco.

August 21, 2018, New Heroes: The Evolution of Myth in the Digital Era, Forward Tech Conference, Memorial Union, Madison, WI.

Feb 28, 2018, Heroism & Everything, Performative Lecture, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of the Arts, London, UK. 


October 24, 2017, Leveraging Digital Technology to Promote Human Values & Tackle Global Challenges, Art & Design Forum, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR. 

October 17, 2017,  Connectivity for Good, Northwest Arkansas Technology Summit, Rogers, AR. 

June 8, 2017 - Environmental Heroism in the Digital Era, HumanKind 2050: Peace, Development, Environment World Futures Studies Federation, Hardanger Academy, Jondal, Norway.

June 16, 2017 - Gaia Genome Project, Design, Develop, Transform; Erasmus University, Brussels


April 19, 2016 - Cyberhero League,  ROI of Play, Sandbox Summit @ MIT, Boston, MA.

April 21, 2016 - United Nations, Sustainable Development Goals, Representative, World Futures Studies Federation, NY, NY

May 2016 - Association for Psychological Science - Symposium - Exploring ways social media amplifies existing prosocial and anti-social behaviors. Chicago.

July 2016 -  Mindful Unplug, Feathered Pipe Ranch, Helena, MT.

August 16, 2016 - Cyberhero League, Global ARIS Summit, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. 

September 2016 - UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants, Representative, World Futures Studies Federation, NYC


November 14, 2015 -  Design Educators Conference, Keynote, George Brown College School of Design, Toronto

November 13, 2015  - RGD DesignThinkers, Design Education and Social Innovation Panel, Toronto

October 20, 2015, Forum on the Future, Collaborative Heroism - Kingston, Jamaica. Invited Speaker. 

August 8, 2015 - Wielding Light Sabers: Digital Technologies and the Farther Reaches of Human Nature - American Psychological Association, Toronto

July 9, 2015 - CHL: Dearth of Darkness-  Games, Learning, & Society Showcase - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

June 6, 2015 - Choice Words: An Integral Exploration of Signifers Being Used to Reference Global Interconnectedness -  International Society for Information Studies, Global Brain Conference,  Vienna

May 25-26, 2015 - Denver Comic-Con, Panelist, "Breaking into Video Games" - Denver, CO.  Invited Panelist.


September 20, 2014 -  Psychology Panel on Heroism - Hero Round Table, Flint, MI.  

August 8, 2014 - Collaborative Heroism: An Empirical Investigation, American Psychological Association, Washington, DC 

April, 2014 Changing Global Mindsets: Convergence & Activism, European Meetings on Cybernetics and Systems Research, Vienna, Austria.


November 2013 - Heroism in the Age of the Internet - The Hero Round Table - Michigan 

July 2013 - "Contemporary Media, Heroism, and Social Change," Symposium, American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI. 

2006-2012 Download CV. 


Book Chapters

Klisanin, D. (2016). Heroism in the Networked Society. In Allison, S. T., Goethals, G. R., & Kramer, R. M. (Eds.) Handbook of heroism and heroic leadership. New York: Routledge.

Klisanin, D. (2016). Pure as Snow: The character strengths and virtues of a hero. In Langley, T. (Ed.) Game of Thrones Psychology. New York: Sterling. 

Klisanin, D. (2015). What would you do? Finding meaning in tragic circumstances: A bite-sized intro to existential psychology. In Langley, T. (Ed.) The Walking Dead Psychology. New York: Sterling. 

Klisanin, D. (2015). Acceleration of the slow movement. In Talwar, R. (Ed.)  FutureScapes: The Future of Business - Critical insights into a rapidly changing world. London: Fast Future Publishing, LTD.

Klisanin, D. (2015). Integral journeys. In T. Langley (Ed.), Star Wars psychology: The dark side of the mind. New York, NY: Sterling.

Klisanin, D. (2015). Transpersonal psychology. In T. Langley (Ed.), Star Wars psychology: The dark side of the mind.  New York, NY:

Klisanin, D. (in-press). The story of sustainable abundance. In Talwar, R. (Ed.) Anticipating 2040: A Roadmap to Sustainable Abundance. London: Fast Future Publishing, LTD. 

Journal Articles
Klisanin, D. (i2016). Collaborative Heroism: An empirical investigation. International Advances in Heroism Science.

Klisanin, D. (2016). Rethinking media design: The dimensions of social impact media. In Transformations: The changing nature of design education in the 21st century. In 2015 Design Educators Conference Proceedings, George Brown College, Toronto. 

Klisanin, D. (2015).  Collaborative heroism in social media initiatives. Media Psychology Review. [Online] Vol 9(2)

Klisanin, D. (2015). CHL: Dearth of Darkness, Proceedings, GLS 11 Games + Learning + Society Conference, Madison, Wisconsin
July 7-10, 2015

Klisanin, D. (2012). Archetypes of Change in a Digital Age, Institute of Noetic Sciences.

Klisanin, D. (2012). Evolutionary Guidance Media: An Integral Framework for Foresight Communication. Journal of Futures Studies, 17 (1). 99-106.

Klisanin, D. (2012). The Hero and the Internet: Exploring the Emergence of the Cyberhero Archetype. Media Psychology Review.

Klisanin, D. (2011). Is the Internet giving rise to new forms of Altruism? Media Psychology Review.

Klisanin, D. (2011). Postformal-Integral-Planetary Scholarship: Insights from the Integral Futures Controversy. Journal of Integral Theory and Practice. 6(2). 149-156.

Klisanin, D. (2010). A grand synergy: Applying the integral operating system to evolutionary guidance media. Journal of Integral Theory and Practice. 5(4).

Klisanin, D. (2010). Exploring the design of conscious media. Futures. 42(10), 1119-1125. doi:10.1016/j.futures.2010.08.012

Klisanin, D. (2009). The systems’ story: Fusing media technology with the spiritual dimension of human culture. Systemist. 31(3), 121-130.

Klisanin, D. (2008). Being Values and Beneficent Obsessions: Applying theories from Maslow and Assagioli to Evolutionary Guidance Media. In J. Wilby (ed.) “Systems That Make A Difference” Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Madison, WI.

Klisanin, D. (2007). Applying Banathy’s Design of Evolutionary Guidance Systems to Media: A protégée experience. United Kingdom: Systemist. 29(3), 83-90.

Klisanin, D. (2007). Transception: The Dharma of Evolutionary Guidance Media. In J. Wilby (ed), “Integrated Systems Sciences: Systems Thinking, Modeling and Practice” Proceedings of the 51st Annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Tokyo, Japan.

Klisanin, D. (2006). Evolutionary guidance media: An overview. In J. Allen, C. Loureiro-Koechlin and J. Wilby (eds), “Complexity, Democracy and Sustainability”, Proceedings of the 50th Annual Conference of the International Society for the Systems Sciences, Sonoma, CA. USA.

Klisanin, D. (2005). Transpersonal artistry: Designing evolutionary guidance media. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 37(1). 52-77.