Tenzin Sonam is an Assistant research scientist at Emory’s Center for Contemplative Science Compassion-Based Ethics. His research interest is in cross-cultural exploration of key constructs such as, compassion, self-compassion, resiliency, and common humanity included in the Center’s Social, Emotional, and Ethical Learning program, thus, informing its curriculum development and educator trainings to constructively respond to the diverse linguistic, cultural, sociopolitical, ecological, spiritual landscape, and personal identities of the learners, in order to create an inclusive and sustainable global education of the heart and mind. He received his Ph.D. in Teaching and Teacher Education from University of Arizona in 2017.

This profile was last updated on January 8, 2021

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