DARYL CAMERON is an assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Iowa, where he directs the Iowa Morality Lab. He received his Ph.D. in 2013 from the University of North Carolina, and has been a fellow at Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics, and Stanford University’s Center for Compassion & Altruism Research & Education.
His research focuses on causes and consequences of empathy and compassion. In particular, he focuses on motivational factors that inhibit empathy for large-scale crises (e.g., genocides) and stigmatized targets (e.g., drug addicts). His research is funded by the National Science Foundation.