Jonathan Haidt Keynote Speaker
- Professor of Ethical Leadership - NYU Stern School of Business
- Author of "The Righteous Mind" and " The Coddling of the American Mind"
- Co-Founder of Heterodox Academy, OpenMindPlatform.org, and EthicalSystems.org
Jonathan Haidt's Biography
Jonathan Haidt is a professor of ethical leadership, social psychologist, and bestselling author.A popular keynote speaker, Jonathan draws from his research and classical philosophy and contemporary cultural analysis to provide global audiences with a unique understanding of why we think and behave the way we do.
In 2011, Jonathan joined the NYU Stern School of Business as the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership. He has spent more than a decade at the institute trying to integrate corporate ethics with moral and social psychology. Before joining NYU, he served at the University of Virginia for more than 15 years, beginning as an Assistant Professor and Associate Professor before being appointed a Professor in the Psychology department.
As a leading expert on social psychology, Jonathan has written extensively about the moral psychology of politics. He has had two books appear on the New York Times best-sellers list, The Coddling of the American Mind (2018) and The Righteous Mind (2012). His other books boast titles such as All Minus One (2018) and The Happiness Hypothesis (2006). He is also the author of more than 90 scholarly articles, cited thousands of times.
Jonathan has been presented with several awards for services to psychology, including three teaching accolades from the University of Virginia and one from the state’s governor. His published articles and books have also received numerous awards, including the Zocalo Book Prize, and he’s been listed among the top global thinkers by Foreign Policy Magazine, Prosper Magazine and Ethisphere. Jonathan is a co-creator of the research website YourMorals.org and the Moral Foundations Theory.
Jonathan is one of the most sought-after speakers in the world who’s hosted four TED talks that have amassed more than six million views. His research on morality and emotions has made him one of the most influential thinkers of our time, with an ability to shine much-needed light on the complex dynamics that drive human behaviour.