Editors for Cosmos and Logos: Journal of Mythology, Folklore, and Religion.


John Knight Lundwall, PhD

John K. Lundwall received his BA in English Literature from Brigham Young University, and his MA and PhD in Mythological Studies from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpenteria, California. Dr. Lundwall has presented numerous lectures at symposiums, conferences, and public classes in myth studies, and has served as an editor for several academic publications. He specializes in the connections between oral cosmology, myth, and cultus. His first book Mythos and Cosmos: Mind and Meaning in the Oral Age, will be published in 2015.


Susan Paidhrin, PhD

Susan_Paidhrin_LowRezSusan Paidhrin is a practicing astrologer (35 years) and a psychological counselor/spiritual director working in Portland, Oregon. Her undergraduate studies were in Art and Literature. She has taught and tutored English and served as an editor on several books and publications. Susan holds a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology and a PhD in Mythology and Religion, both from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Her areas of interest are in spiritual phenomenology and the development of human virtue.




Janet Bubar Rich, PhD

Janet-RichJanet Bubar Rich explores timeless myths from across the globe with a focus on the contemporary concerns of our world. She has a B.A. in English from UC Berkeley and a PhD in Myth with an Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. A writer and editor based in Southern California, she has had books and anthology chapters published, and has been invited to speak in international conferences on mythic characters’ soulful journeys.