University student studying together

Who We Are

A diverse array of faculty across Emory University collaborate with the center to teach classes, advise students, and conduct research relevant to the study of contemplative science and secular ethics.   

University programs at the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics 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.   

Marcia Ash

Program coordinator for research and special initiatives at the Center for Contemplative Science and Compassion-Based Ethics, Ash is also a graduate student at the Rollins School of Public Health pursuing an MPH in behavioral science and health education. Marcia coordinates the Contemplative Science Seminar Series.

Get Involved/Contact

If you have questions regarding our undergraduate programs or are interested in participating in or presenting to the Contemplative Science Seminar Series, please contact Marcia Ash (mjash@emory.edu).