Elizabeth Stanley

Title

Associate Professor

Department

Faculty - SFS
In the news

In the news

  • “It’s clear that mindfulness can lower stress in many contexts. We think it can work for soldiers dealing with the extreme stress of combat,” former U.S. Army Capt. Elizabeth Stanley, professor of security studies, on using meditation to treat and prevent PTSD. Mindfulness and meditation training could ease PTSD symptoms, researchers say February 18, 2013, The Washington Post
  • A profile of "Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training" or "M-Fit" which was designed by former U.S. Army Capt. Elizabeth Stanley, a professor at Georgetown University. Marines Studying Mindfulness-Based Training January 19, 2013, Associated Press
  • “These techniques can be very effective in increasing situational awareness on the battlefield, in not having emotions drive behavior, in bolstering performance and resilience in high-stress environments. I’ve seen effects in my own life." Elizabeth Stanley on the use of Mindfulness-based Mind Fitness Training (“M-Fit”) in the military. Marines Expanding Use of Meditation Training December 5, 2012, Washington Times
  • “This has an immense capacity to improve their ability to do their jobs in a way that will minimize harm,” former U.S. Army Capt. Elizabeth Stanley, professor of security studies, on the benefits of meditation for US military soldiers. A State of Military Mind June 18, 2012, Pacific Standard