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Sara H. Konrath, PhD

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Sara Konrath, PhD, is Assistant Professor at Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University.  Dr. Konrath is the director of the Interdisciplinary Program on Empathy and Altruism Research (iPEAR), a research lab with a primary focus on motivations, traits, and behaviors relevant to philanthropic giving, volunteering, and other prosocial behaviors.

Dr. Konrath was trained as a social psychologist and is experienced in conducting psychological experiments using a number of standardized research instruments. Her expertise is in the area of empathy, emotional intelligence, and cognitive style, with a current focus on how these traits affect people’s psychological and physical health.

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