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The professional career of George A. Ellis has been eclectic, embracing the private, nonprofit, human development, and educational sectors. Ellis received recognition as a Director for the Institute for Social Rehabilitation, and his work introducing educational programs into the California Youth and Adult Correctional Agency, including Folsom and San Quentin Prisons. In partnership with the private sector Ellis introduced stress reduction research projects on the TM program for staff and inmate development in the Vermont Department of Corrections. Ellis created educational teaching manuals and videotapes for global rehabilitation projects, published scientific papers, and authored numerous articles about the TM program and human development.
Ellis co-financed, produced, and hosted national educational documentary productions on Leadership and the Science of Creative Intelligence. His first book, Inside Folsom Prison: TM and TM-Sidhi Program was translated into Spanish as Hacia La Libertad, and in French as Reappendre La Liberte.
Ellis developed entrepreneurial private-sector companies, projects, and profit centers in various countries including the United States and Latin America. Ellis has lectured internationally, including conferences in Spain, France, Germany. He has worked with corporate directors, government officials, and the entertainment industry to support the TM program in facilitating the elimination of human suffering.
Academically, Ellis obtained an A.S. in Biology from Mercer County Community College, Trenton, New Jersey; Bachelor's in Philosophy and Master's in Art History from California State University, Sacramento; an M.B.A. and doctoral studies in Management and Organizational Leadership, University of Phoenix. He has received various honors and academic certifications and a Ph.D. in Public Administration and Criminology based on his work in the fields of law, justice, and rehabilitation. Ellis considers his meeting Maharishi and becoming a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation program to be a great honor and his most important professional and personal accomplishment. Maharishi's wisdom and programs enrich the author's work in business and education, and provide tools to improve the quality of life. The book, A Symphony of Silence: An Enlightened Vision, is a tribute to this wisdom, and encourages humanity to look within and locate a foundation for living a fulfilled life.