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Jonathan Haidt

Jonathan Haidt

Co-founder

Jonathan is the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is a social psychologist who studies morality; his current research investigates how to apply moral psychology to improve the functioning of companies, universities, and other complex social systems. He co-founded Heterodox Academy in 2015, and is also a co-founder of EthicalSystems.org,YourMorals.org, and CivilPolitics.org.

Haidt is the author of two books: The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom (2006) and the New York Times bestseller, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion(2012). Descriptions of his projects and lists of his publications can be found at RighteousMind.com.