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Nancy E. Snow, Ph.D.


Director of the Institute
Professor of Philosophy

Email: nsnow@ou.edu
Phone: (405) 325-4725
Office: Chemistry Building, RM 208E
Website: Personal Webpage

Dr. Snow is Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing at the University of Oklahoma. She was co-Director of The Self, Motivation & Virtue Project, a $2.6 million research initiative on the moral self, and is currently the Principal Investigator of The Self, Virtue, and Public Life Project, a $3.9 million research initiative.  She is the author of more than forty-five papers on virtue and ethic, as well as of Virtue as Social Intelligence: An Empirically Grounded Theory (Routledge, 2009), Contemporary Virtue Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2020), and the co-author, with Jennifer Cole Wright and Michael T. Warren, of Understanding Virtue: Theory and Measurement  (Oxford University Press, 2021). She has also edited or co-edited eight volumes: In the Company of Others: Perspectives on Community, Family, and Culture (Rowman & Littlefield 1996); Legal Philosophy: Multiple Perspectives (Mayfield, 1999), co-edited with Larry May and Angela Bolte; Stem Cell Research: New Frontiers in Science and Ethics (Notre Dame, 2004); Cultivating Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Theology, and Psychology (Oxford, 2014), The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness (Routledge, 2014), co-edited with Franco Trivigno; Developing the Virtues: Integrating Perspectives, co-edited with Julia Annas and Darcia Narvaez (Oxford, 2016); The Oxford Handbook of Virtue (Oxford, 2018), and Self, Motivation, and Virtue: Innovative Interdisciplinary Research, co-edited with Darcia Narvaez (Routledge, 2018).  Virtue, Democracy, and Online Media, a co-edited volume with Maria Silvia Vaccarezza, is currently in press at Routledge.  She is the series editor of “The Virtues,” a fifteen-volume interdisciplinary series on virtues published by Oxford University Press.  She is currently writing monographs on hope, and virtue ethics and virtue epistemology.