Azim Shariff, Department of Psychology

Academic Areas:
Social/Personality, Religion, Morality, Cultural and Evolutionary Psychology

Azim Shariff is an expert in morality, religion and cultural and evolutionary psychology. At the University of Oregon, he is an assistant professor of psychology and director of the Culture and Mobility Lab (CaML). Azim’s research looks at the psychology of morals, religion and cultural systems and how religion affects minds and society.

Contact: | 541-346-4963 | @azimshariff


Recent Media:
Survey says: Virginians (moderately) happier than nation as whole (Inside NOVA, Oct. 5, 2015)
15 questions about science and religion answered (National Public Radio, July, 27, 2015)
Would voters entrust the White House to an atheist? (National Public Radio, Aug. 10, 2015)
Is religion a force for good? (The Washington Post, Jan. 14, 2015)
Blame your brain: the fault lies somewhere within (National Public Radio, June 16, 2014)
What happens to a society that does not believe in free will? (Scientific American, June 2014)
People who believe in hell tend to be less happy, new survey shows (The Huffington Post, Feb. 25, 2014)