Laura Pustarfi, Ph.D., is a writer, creative, and integral ecologist.

Her work is at the intersection of philosophy, ecology, and religion. She earned her doctorate at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and her forthcoming dissertation is titled Arboreality: Revisioning Trees in the Western Paradigm. She also has an enduring interest in the arts. Her professional background is in project and events management in both business and non-profit organizations. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Pustarfi is said exactly the way it's spelled: Puh-star-fee.



  • Consciousness

  • Ecology

  • Critical Plant Studies

  • Western Philosophy

  • Religion & Spirituality

See my LinkedIn profile for my professional resume.

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the Eyes of others only a Green thing which stands in the way… As a man [sic] is, so he sees.
— William Blake

Writing & Speaking

Laura is available for writing opportunities and speaking engagements. Please contact me if you’d like to discuss an invitation.


As the founder of Starline Productivity Coaching, Laura offers individuals planning and time-management support with a focus on making time for creative passions. See the Starline website here for coaching.

Event Management

Laura has worked as a professional event manager and is expert at making event magic, especially with limited resources. Contact me about consulting for your event from initial conception to marketing and implementation.