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Matthew T. Lee, Vice President

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Matthew T. Lee, Ph.D., is Director of Empirical Research of the Human Flourishing Program at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Delaware in 2000. He was a Professor and Chair of sociology and an Interim Chair in anthropology and classical studies at the University of Akron, with a secondary appointment in criminal justice studies, in addition to serving as a Faculty Fellow in both the Center for Conflict Management and the Center for Experiential Learning. He was Chair of the American Sociological Association’s Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity and President of the North Central Sociological Association. He is also a non-resident Research Fellow at Baylor University’s Institute for Studies of Religion. His current research explores pathways to human flourishing, benevolent service to others, and the integration of social science and the humanities.

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