Matthew T. Lee

Matthew T. Lee

Director of Empirical Research at Human Flourishing Program
Matthew Lee

Matthew T. Lee, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Scientist and the Human Flourishing Program's Director of Empirical Research, a member of the Global Study of Human Flourishing research team, and he leads the Program's Community of Practice. He is also a Distinguished Visiting Scholar of Health, Flourishing, and Positive Psychology at Stony Brook University’s Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics, a non-resident Research Fellow at Baylor University's Institute for Studies of Religion, and a Visiting Scholar at the Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. He previously served as Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity and as President of the North Central Sociological Association. His current research explores topics such as benevolent service to others, organizational compassion capability, and the integration of social science and the humanities.  He is co-editor of Measuring Well-Being: Interdisciplinary Perspectives from the Social Sciences and the Humanities and co-author of The Heart of Religion: Spiritual Empowerment, Benevolence, and the Experience of God’s Love, both published by Oxford University Press.  He is co-editing a book for Routledge titled, Transcending Crisis: Carework, Emotions, and Human Flourishing.

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 Measuring Well-Being OUP Heart of Religion OUP Lee Poloma Post




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