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Deputy Director Joins New JTF-Funded Project 4th November 2016 Jubilee Centre Project News

DEPUTY DIRECTOR JOINS CORE TEAM OF NEW JOHN TEMPLETON FOUNDATION FUNDED PROJECT

Deputy Director of the Jubilee Centre, Professor Kristján Kristjánsson, has joined the core team of a new JTF-funded project, "The Pathways to Character", run out of Arizona State University and Wake Forest University. The overarching goal of the project is to stimulate research on whether and how adversity, challenge, or failure could potentially influence growth in character strengths and virtues. 

The main activity of the proposed work is to hold a Request for Proposal (RFP) that is open across disciplines, including Psychology, Philosophy, and Religious Studies with the goal of seeding two million dollars’ worth of research on this topic by a wide range of scholars. 

The other core team members are:

William Fleeson, Wake Forest University

Patricia Frazier, University of Minnesota

Richard Lerner, Tufts University

Crystal Park, University of Connecticut

Jacqui Smith, University of Michigan

Howard Tennen, University of Connecticut

Valerie Tiberius, University of Minnesota

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