Board of Advisors
Roy F. Baumeister, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Florida State University
Author of The Cultural Animal: Human Nature, Meaning, and Social Life (Oxford, 2005)
David Campbell, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Notre Dame
Author of Why We Vote: How Schools and Communities Shape Our Civic Life (Princeton, 2006)
William Damon, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Author of Taking Philanthropy Seriously: Beyond Noble Intentions to Responsible Giving (Indiana University Press, 2006) and Some Do Care: Contemporary Lives of Moral Commitment (Free Press, 1994)
Glen H. Elder, Jr., Ph.D.
Research Professor of Sociology and Psychology
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Author of Children of the Great Depression (Westview Press, 1999)
William Enright, Th.M., Ph.D.
Lake Institute on Faith & Giving
Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University
Author of “Building a Cathedral for Your Soul: Generosity as a Virtue and a Practice,” Journal of Otolaryngology, 138(5) May, 2008
William Galston, Ph.D.
Ezra Zilkha Chair in Governance Studies
The Brookings Institution
Author of Community Matters: Challenges to Civic Engagement in the 21st Century (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005)
Jonathan Haidt, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
University of Virginia
Author of Flourishing: Positive Psychology and the Life Well Lived (APA, 2002), The Happiness Hypothesis: Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom (Basic Books, 2006), and "The New Synthesis in Moral Psychology,” Science, 2007, vol. 316
Lisa A. Keister, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Author of Faith & Money: How Religious Belief Contributes to Wealth & Poverty (Cambridge University Press, 2009)
Paulette V. Maehara, CFRE, CAE
President and CEO
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Author of Hank Rosso’s Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising (Jossey Bass, 2004)
Theodore Roosevelt Malloch, Ph.D.
Chairman and CEO
The Roosevelt Group
Author of Being Generous, (Templeton, 2009) and Spiritual Enterprise: Doing Virtuous Business (Encounter Books, 2008)
Michael E. McCullough, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology and Religious Studies
University of Miami
Author of The Psychology of Gratitude (Oxford, 2004)
Keith G. Meador, M.D., Th.M., M.P.H.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director, Center for Spirituality, Theology and Health
Duke University Medical Center
Author of Heal Thyself: Spirituality, Medicine, and the Distortion of Christianity with Joel James Shulman, (Oxford, 2002)
A. Abigail Payne, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics
Author of “Government Grants to Private Charities: Do They Crowd-Out Giving or Fund-Raising?” American Economic Review, 93(3), 792-812, June 2003 (with James Andreoni)
Cathy Pharoah, Ph.D.
Professor of Charity Funding and Co-Director, Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy
Cass Business School
Author of Charity Market Monitor 2008 (Waterlow, 2008)
Stephen G. Post, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Medical Humanities, Compassionate Care, and Bioethics
Stony Brook University
Author of Why Good Things Happen to Good People: How to Live a Longer, Healthier, Happier Life by the Simple Act of Giving (Broadway, 2007)
Miroslav Volf, Th.D.
Director, Yale Center for Faith and Culture
Yale University Divinity School
Author of Exclusion and Embrace: A Theological Exploration of Identity, Otherness, and Reconciliation (Abingdon, 1996)
Paul J. Zak, Ph.D.
Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Neuroeconomics Studies
Claremont Graduate University
Editor of Moral Markets: The Critical Role of Values in the Economy and “Monetary sacrifice among strangers is mediated by endogenous oxytocin release after physical contact” (2008), by V. Morhenn, J. Park, E. Piper, P. Zak. Evolution and Human Behavior