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Nancy E. Snow, Ph.D.


Director of the Institute
Professor of Philosophy
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 Virtue as Social Intelligence: An Empirically Grounded Theory (Routledge, 2009) and over forty papers on virtue and ethics more broadly. She has also edited or co-edited six volumes: In the Company of Others: Perspectives on Community, Family, and Culture (Rowman & Littlefield 1996) Legal Philosophy: Multiple Perspectives (Mayfield, 1999), 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), Developing the Virtues: Integrating Perspectives, co-edited with Julia Annas and Darcia Narvaez (Oxford, 2016), and The Oxford Handbook of Virtue.  She is currently revising a monograph on hope, writing one on virtue ethics and virtue epistemology, and co-authoring a book on virtue measurement. In the summer of 2016 Dr. Snow participated as a faculty member for the 2016 NEH summer institute "Moral Psychology and Education: Putting the Humanities to Work."