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Former Graduate Students


Minjae Kim

Minjae Kim, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher (Liu Lab)
Johns Hopkins University

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Ph.D. Candidate (2017–2023)

Morality Lab, Boston College

ryan mcmanus

Ryan M. McManus, Ph.D.

Data Scientist
Mental Health Outcomes

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Ph.D. Candidate (2018–2023)

Morality Lab, Boston College

lily tsoi

Lily Tsoi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Caldwell University

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Postdoctoral Fellow (2019–2022)

NIH F32 NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab
Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Ph.D. Candidate (2013–2018)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Morality Lab, Boston College

jordan theriault

Jordan Theriault, Ph.D.

Instructor of Radiology
Harvard Medical School & Mass General

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Past Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (2020–2022)

Institute for Experiential AI
The Roux Institute
Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Fellow (2017–2020)

Interdisciplinary Affective Sciences Lab
Northeastern University

Ph.D. Candidate (2011–2017)

NSERC Graduate Research Fellow
Morality Lab, Boston College

james dungan

James A. Dungan, Ph.D.

Behavioral Scientist
Edward Jones Investments

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Chief Scientist (2020–2022)

Mindworks: The Science of Thinking

Principal Researcher (2017–2022)

Booth School of Business
University of Chicago

Ph.D. Candidate (2011–2017)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Morality Lab, Boston College

laura niemi

Laura Niemi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Cornell University

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Assistant Professor (2018–2020)

Applied Moral Psychology Lab
University of Toronto

Postdoctoral Fellow (2017–2018)

Imagination and Modal Cognition Lab
Moral Attitudes & Decision-Making Lab
Duke University

Postdoctoral Fellow (2015–2017)

Harvard University

Ph.D. Candidate (2011–2015)

Morality Lab, Boston College

alek chakroff

Alek Chakroff, Ph.D.

Ethics & AI Alignment Researcher
AI Objectives Institute

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Researcher (2021–2023)

Researcher
Google Jigsaw

Quantitative UX Researcher (2018–2021)

Google

Software Engineer (2016–2018)

Charlie Finance

Postdoctoral Fellow (2015–2016)

Morality Lab, Boston College

Ph.D. Candidate (2010–2015)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Greene Lab, Harvard University
Morality Lab, Boston College

josh rottman

Josh Rottman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Franklin & Marshall College

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Assistant Professor (2015–2021)

Franklin & Marshall College

Ph.D. Candidate (2010–2015)

Child Cognition Lab, Boston University Morality Lab, Boston College


Former Postdoctoral Research Fellows


julia marshall

Julia Marshall, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Brown University

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Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (2020–2023)

Cooperation Lab, Boston College
Morality Lab, Boston College

justin martin

Justin Martin, Ph.D.

Lead Data Scientist, VP
JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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Data Scientist, Senior Associate (2021-2023)

JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Data Scientist (2020–2021)

Syneos Health

Postdoctoral Fellow (2017–2021)

Cooperation Lab, Boston College
Morality Lab, Boston College

bokyung park

BoKyung Park, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
The University of Texas at Dallas

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Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (2017–2020)

Morality Lab, Boston College

alek chakroff

Alek Chakroff, Ph.D.

Ethics & AI Alignment Researcher
AI Objectives Institute

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Researcher (2021–2023)

Researcher
Google Jigsaw

Quantitative UX Researcher (2018–2021)

Google

Software Engineer (2016–2018)

Charlie Finance

Postdoctoral Fellow (2015–2016)

Morality Lab, Boston College

Ph.D. Candidate (2010–2015)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Greene Lab, Harvard University
Morality Lab, Boston College

larisa heiphetz

Larisa Heiphetz Solomon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Columbia University

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Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (2013–2016)

Morality Lab, Boston College

brendan gaesser

Brendan Bo O’Connor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
SUNY Albany

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Assistant Professor (2016–2023)

SUNY Albany

Postdoctoral Fellow (2013–2016)

Morality Lab, Boston College


Former Full-Time Research Staff


nathan liang

Nathan Liang

Ph.D. Student with Laura Niemi
Cornell University

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Project Manager (2022–2023)

Morality Lab, Boston College

sunny liu

Shangzan “Sunny” Liu

Ph.D. Student with Anna Jenkins
University of Pennsylvania

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Research Analyst (2021–2023)

Morality Lab, Boston College

tony chen

Tianhu “Tony” Chen

Ph.D. Student with Josh Tenenbaum
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Research Technician (2020–2022)

Morality Lab, Boston College

aditi kodipady

Aditi Kodipady

Ph.D. Student with Kristina Olson
Princeton University

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Lab Manager (2020–2022)

Morality Lab, Boston College

kevin jiang

Kevin Jiang

MFA Candidate in Creative Writing
Syracuse University

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Research Analyst (2019–2021)

Morality Lab, Boston College

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Josh Hirschfeld-Kroen

Professional Video Editor
More Perfect Union

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Videographer (2021–2022)

Sunrise Movement

Lab Manager (2017–2020)

Morality Lab, Boston College

emily wasserman

Emily Wasserman

Senior Director of Data & Research
Vote Forward

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Previous Positions

Director of Data & Research (2021)

Vote Forward

Data Scientist (2020)

Vote Forward

Senior Data Scientist (2017–2020)

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Lab Manager (2015–2017)

Morality Lab, Boston College

amelia brown

Amelia Brown

Rights and Contracts Manager
Charlesbridge Publishing

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Inside Sales Rep (2016–2017)

Menicon America, Inc.

Bookseller (2015–2016)

Newtonville Books

Lab Manager (2013–2015)

Morality Lab, Boston College

lily tsoi

Lily Tsoi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Caldwell University

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Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (2019–2022)

NIH F32 NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow
Princeton Social Neuroscience Lab
Princeton Neuroscience Institute

Ph.D. Candidate (2013–2018)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow
Morality Lab, Boston College

Lab Manager (2011–2013)

Morality Lab, Boston College


Former Visiting Scholars


sabela moreno lópez

Sabela Moreno López

Finance Trainee
EU Agency for the Space Programme

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Research Affiliate (2022–2023)

MIT Applied Cooperation Initiative Morality Lab, Boston College

simon karg

Simon Tobias Schulz Karg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Aarhus University Denmark

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Previous Positions

Postdoctoral Fellow (2021–2023)

Department of Political Science
Aarhus University

Ph.D. Candidate (2017–2021)

Department of Management
Aarhus University

Visiting Scholar (2019)

Morality Lab, Boston College

aurore gaboriaud

Aurore Gaboriaud

Ph.D. Candidate
University of Grenoble Alpes

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Previous Positions

Visiting Scholar (2023)

Morality Lab, Boston College


Former Research Assistants

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