Her recent research has found that empathy has been declining in recent years among younger generations in the United States. Other research has found that people’s motives for giving have implications for their health.

Past Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

PhD, University of Michigan, Social Psychology, 2007
MS, University of Michigan, Social Psychology, 2007
BA, University of Waterloo, Psychology, 2002
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