The Honesty Project, which launched in 2020 with a $4.4 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation, has awarded grants to 16 projects exploring the science of honesty and philosophical questions related to the virtue.
The Project’s funding competitions drew hundreds of proposals from researchers worldwide who are investigating what determines honesty, how honest people are, and the consequences of honesty for relationships, groups and institutions. The winning studies focus on a range of topics from honesty in public health communications to understanding culturally-endorsed parental lies.
“We are thrilled to be able to support these 16 teams researching the philosophy and the science of honesty,” said Christian B. Miller, project director and A.C. Reid Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest. “The study of honesty has been surprisingly neglected in academic research, but these highly innovative and exciting projects will help to change that. I can’t wait to see the discoveries about honesty they will produce in the coming years.”
Read the full story and view the research award winners on the Wake Forest News website.
Categories: Faculty News
Congratulations to Ana Iltis, professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, whose proposal entitled ” Identifying and exploring solutions to the ethical challenges of ApoL1 testing of donors with recent African ancestry through mixed methods research with stakeholders” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) Washington University.
Congratulations to Oana Jurchescu, professor of physics, whose proposal entitled “DMREF: Collaborative Research: Organic Semiconductors by Computationally-Accelerated Refinement (OSCAR)” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.
Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology and director of the Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability, whose proposal entitled “CINCIA ACIERTA: Alliance for Science and Ecosystem Recovery” has been funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Congratulations to Wake Forest University faculty from the Reynolda Campus who reported publishing books in June and July 2021:
- DeVotta, Neil, & Sumit Ganguly, Eds. (Politics & International Affairs). Understanding Contemporary India, 3rd ed. Lynne Rienner Publishers. 2021.
- Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). The Creative Arts in Counseling, 6th ed. American Counseling Association. 2021.
- Keith, Jennifer, & Claudia Thomas Kairoff, Eds. (English). The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea, Two Volume Set, Illustrated ed. Cambridge University Press. 2021.
- Miller, Christian B. (Philosophy). Honesty: The Philosophy and Psychology of a Neglected Virtue. Oxford University Press. 2021.
- Meredith, Jack, & Scott Shafer. (Business). Project Management in Practice, International Adaptation, 7th ed. Wiley. 2021.
- Taplin, Ian Malcolm. (Sociology). The Napa Valley Wine Industry: The Organization of Excellence. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 2021.
Congratulations to Ana Iltis, professor of philosophy and director of the Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, whose proposal entitled “Policy Innovation Leaders of Tomorrow (Pilot 21)” has been funded by the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation and by (subaward/contract from) North Carolina State University.
Congratulations to Jack Rejeski, research professor of health and exercise science, whose proposal entitled “Wake Forest Translational Research Alcohol Center (WFTRAC)” has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and by (subaward/subcontract from) WFU Health Sciences.
Congratulations to Miles Silman, professor of biology and director of the Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability, whose proposal entitled “Collaborative Research: BEE: Impacts of abiotic environment, pathogen resistance and Pre-Columbian human management on Neotropical canopy palm abundances” has been funded by the National Science Foundation.
Camm, Jeffrey D., James J. Cochran, Michael J. Fry, & Jeffrey W. Ohlmann. (Business). Business Analytics: Descriptive, Predictive, Prescriptive, 4th edition. Cengage. 2021.
Camm, Jeffrey D., James J. Cochran, Michael J. Fry, & Jeffrey W. Ohlmann. (Business). Data Visualization: Exploring and Explaining with Data. Cengage. 2021.
Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). Becoming a Counselor: The Light, the Bright, and the Serious, 3rd edition. American Counseling Association. 2021.
Miller, Christian B. (Philosophy). Moral Psychology (Cambridge Elements in Ethics Series). Cambridge University Press. 2021.
Wright, Ronald F., Kay L. Levine, & Russell M. Gold. (Law). The Oxford Handbook of Prosecutors and Prosecution (Oxford Handbook Series). Oxford University Press. 2021.