Events

Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, March 19, 2024
noon–2:00 p.m.

This is the first panel of the Expanding Empathy 2024 Speaker Series, hosted by the Consortium on Moral Decision-Making. We will be joined by three speakers: Sa-kiera Hudson (Psychology, University of California, Berkeley), Felipe De Brigard (Philosophy, Duke University), and Eran Halperin (Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem). The theme will be empathy, forgiveness, and conflict. Each speaker will give short talks and there will be much time for interdisciplinary conversation and questions from the audience.

Tuesday, April 2, 2024
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

This is the second panel of the Expanding Empathy 2024 Speaker Series, hosted by the Consortium on Moral Decision-Making. We will be joined by three speakers: Linda Skitka (Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago), Evan Westra (Philosophy, Purdue University), and Matti Wilks (University of Edinburgh). The theme of this session is moral convictions, norms, and the moral circle. Each speaker will give short talks and there will be much time for interdisciplinary conversation and questions from the audience.

Thursday, April 25, 2024
10:00 a.m.–noon

This is the third and final panel of the Expanding Empathy 2024 Speaker Series, hosted by the Consortium on Moral Decision-Making. We will be joined by three speakers: Stephanie Preston (Psychology, University of Michigan), Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Philosophy, Duke University), and Aleksandra Cichocka (University of Kent). The theme of this session is conceptualization compassion and concern. Each speaker will give short talks and there will be much time for interdisciplinary conversation and questions from the audience.

Past Events

Consortium on Moral-Decision Making

Recordings

What Impact Does Race Have on Support for Public Safety Alternatives to the Police?
December 2023
Civic Education for a Serious People
November 2023

“Dr. Christopher Beem (Associate Research Professor and Managing Director, McCourtney Institute for Democracy) presented in progress work related to democratic virtues and decision-making called “Civics Education for a Serious People: 2 Proposals”. This meeting built from our previous meeting, in which we convened several different researchers to discuss complementary approaches to studying political polarization, with the aim of cultivating new projects.”

Consortium Meeting on Political Polarization
October 2023

During this meeting, faculty and graduate students had some great discussion surrounding our multidisciplinary interests in political polarization.

We are hoping that this meeting was a valuable starting point for considering grant applications, long term projects, etc.

First Consortium Meeting of the Semester
September 2023

Dr. Terri Vescio, Professor of Psychology, presented a talk discussing idealized notions of masculinity that are culturally valued and linked to power, status, and success. She discussed the role of empathy in the socialization of masculinity. She also discussed the causes and consequences of threats to masculinity, with a specific focus on empathy and the sexualization of women.

Moral Agency and Moral Development Initiative

Recordings

Expanding Empathy Series

Digital Interviews with Ethics Scholars

Moral Psychology Research Group conference, fall 2017

Ethics of Empathy Podcast

Posters and Other Media