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Who We Are

A diverse array of faculty across Emory University collaborate with the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics to teach classes, advise students, and conduct research relevant to the study of contemplative science and secular ethics.   

University programs at the Emory Compassion Center are supported by the following staff:  

Lobsang Tenzin Negi

Professor of Pedagogy in the Department of Religion and Executive Director of the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics, Negi teaches undergraduate and summer study-abroad courses including secular ethics, meditation, and Tibetan Mind-Body Science.   

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Art Linton

Communications Specialist for the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Religions, Linton supports the undergraduate and summer-study abroad courses taught at Emory University.

Hannah Smith

Senior Program Coordinator for the Compassion Shift initiative at the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics, Smith coordinates the monthly Contemplative Science Seminar, which aims to foster dialogue and explore questions related to contemplative science and meditation research.

Get Involved/Contact

For questions regarding undergraduate programs, please contact Art Linton (arthur.g.linton.jr@emory.edu). For questions regarding the Contemplative Science Seminar, please contact Hannah Smith (hannah.e.smith@emory.edu).