Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist and Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He received his BA in philosophy from Yale and his PhD in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. Haidt is the author of two books: The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom (2006) and The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion (2012). Together with Greg Lukianoff he published the much-discussed article “The Coddling of the American Mind” in the September 2015 issue of The Atlantic.
Presented by the Program on Constitutional Government on October 14, 2016.