Arsht Research on Ethics and Community

September 02, 2010 — Miami FL —

The 2010 Arsht Research on Ethics and Community (AREC) Grants have been awarded to eight projects.  AREC awards support research projects that address a contemporary moral issue, and have implications for public policy, professional practice, or human rights in the community. 

The 2010 awardees are:

The Eco-Islam Project: Utilizing Islamic Environmental-Health Ethics to Positively Affect Contemporary Environmental Health Choices
Amir Abdelzaher, Helena Solo-Gabriele, Lora Fleming, Stephen Sapp, Noha Abdel-Mottaleb, and Bader Al-Issa

Neural underpinnings of altruism regulation
Ricardo Cáceda, MD, PhD, Stefania Prendes, Jung-Jiin (Jason) Hsu, PhD

Civil Rights in Miami, 1960’s-1970’s
Nancy T. Clasby, Ph.D.

The Philosophy and Psychology of Eudaimonia and Virtue Conference
Brad Cokelet, Ph.D., Blaine Fowers, Ph.D., Philipp Schwind, Laura Cohen

The “SPEC Check” II: Ethical-Reflective Community Practice in Human Service Funding
Scotney D. Evans, Ph.D. and Nicholas Mescia, M.A.

Recommendations for Removal: Does bias exist amongst child protection Professionals?
Jason Jent PhD, Greg Simpson, Nicole Cano, B.S., Cyd Eaton, B.S., Melissa Merrick, PhD, Susan Dandes, PhD, Walter lambert, MD, Neena Malik, PhD.

Do women directors encourage caring organizations? Moving beyond environmental sustainability to human sustainability
Marianna Makri, and Alexis Wiseley

Do Humans Have an Instinct to Punish Third Parties?
Michael McCullough, PhD and Eric Pedersen (PhD 2014) and Jaclyn Schroder (BS 2012)

For more information about the AREC Grants program, contact Anita Cava or Ken Goodman (305-243-5723, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)).


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