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From Antoinette Tuff to Captain Sully, heroes are made, not born

From the Washington Post:
Heroes aren't born, they're made. …And Kristen Monroe, a political scientist at the University of California, Irvine, reported that those who rescued people who were persecuted during World War II were more inclined to feel close to all their fellow humans – not just those belonging to a particular race, religion or group. They saw humanity almost as a large extended family, and that outlook helped compel them to act when they saw people in distress.


Interview with Dr. Claire Jean Kim

From the OC Register:
Dr. Claire Jean Kim is an associate professor of political science and Asian American studies at UCI with degrees from Harvard and Yale. …This month, we spoke to her about justice, ethics and her favorite animals.

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Whither the war on terror?

From the OC Register:


Monroe named UCI Chancellor’s Professor

Kristen Monroe, political science professor and UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality director, has been named UCI Chancellor’s Professor of political science. The designation recognizes scholars who have demonstrated unusual academic merit and whose continued promise for scholarly achievement makes them of exceptional value to the university.


The Vatican Spring?

From The Immanent Frame:


Monroe receives Sanford award

Kristen Monroe, political science professor and director of the UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality, is the recipient of the 2013 Nevitt Sanford Award. The honor, awarded annually by the International Society of Political Psychology since 1979, recognizes a faculty member for distinguished professional contributions to the field of political psychology.

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