Director of the Institute
Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Snow is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing at the University of Oklahoma. She was co-Director of The Self, Motivation & Virtue Project, a $2.6 million research initiative on the moral self, and is currently the Principal Investigator of The Self, Virtue, and Public Life Project, a $3.9 million research initiative. She is the author of more than forty-five papers on virtue and ethic, as well as of Virtue as Social Intelligence: An Empirically Grounded Theory (Routledge, 2009), Contemporary Virtue Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2020), and the co-author, with Jennifer Cole Wright and Michael T. Warren, of Understanding Virtue: Theory and Measurement (Oxford University Press, 2021). She has also edited or co-edited eight volumes: In the Company of Others: Perspectives on Community, Family, and Culture (Rowman & Littlefield 1996); Legal Philosophy: Multiple Perspectives (Mayfield, 1999), co-edited with Larry May and Angela Bolte; Stem Cell Research: New Frontiers in Science and Ethics (Notre Dame, 2004); Cultivating Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Psychology (Oxford, 2014), The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness (Routledge, 2014), co-edited with Franco Trivigno; Developing the Virtues: Integrating Perspectives, co-edited with Julia Annas and Darcia Narvaez (Oxford, 2016); The Oxford Handbook of Virtue (Oxford, 2018), and Self, Motivation, and Virtue: Innovative Interdisciplinary Research, co-edited with Darcia Narvaez (Routledge, 2018). Virtue, Democracy, and Online Media, a co-edited volume with Maria Silvia Vaccarezza, is currently in press at Routledge. She is the series editor of “The Virtues,” a fifteen-volume interdisciplinary series on virtues published by Oxford University Press. She is currently writing monographs on hope, and virtue ethics and virtue epistemology.