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.   

Hannah Smith

Administrative Assistant 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

If you have questions regarding our undergraduate programs  or are interested in participating in or presenting to the Contemplative Science Seminar Series, please contact Hannah Smith (hannah.e.smith@emory.edu).