Dr. David Luke
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Greenwich University & Director, Breaking Convention
David has lectured in psychology (research methods, psychopharmacology, parapsychology, cognitive psychology, forensic psychology, introduction to psychology, consciousness and transpersonsal psychology) at the Universities of Westminster (1997-1998, 2001-2004), Northampton (2000-2001, 2008-2013), Greenwich (2003, 2008-2013), East London (2008) and the London Metropolitan University (2008).
David occasionally also works as a Research Associate at the Beckley Foundation, Oxford, which initiates and oversees research into the neuroscience of consciousness and its altered states, primarily through psychedelics.
In 2004 he co-organised the “Exploring consciousness: With what intent?” international academic conference on psychedelics, paganism, parapsychology and astrology, in conjunction with Bath Spa University. In 2007, he co-curated an exhibition at the Northampton Museum called “Unlucky for some?”, exploring the psychology and parapsychology of superstition. In 2011 and 2013 he co-organised the Breaking Convention: A Multidsciplinary Meeting on Psychedelic Consciousness at the Univeristy of Kent, and the University of Greenwich, respectively.