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Institute Director Presents Research on Empathy

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January 7, 2019

Institute Director Presents Research on Empathy


In September 2018, Institute director Nancy Snow participated in a webinar conference titled, “Empathy and Emotions in Morality, Communication, and Human Life.” Her presentation was on “Compassion, Empathy, and Prosocial Behavior.” A video of that presentation is available above.

Other speakers at the conference included Institute advisory board member, Darcia Narvaez, Professor of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame; Michael Slote, UST Professor of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami; Gustavo Carlo, Millsap Professor of Diversity at the Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Missouri; and Michael Frazer, Lecturer in Political and Social Theory in the School of Politics, Philosophy, Language, and Communication Studies at the University of East Anglia, UK.

The event was co-sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame.