Initiatives & Events

The SMV Project is funding 10 research teams at approximately $190,000 each for approximately 2 years to study a variety of topics related to the moral self. All our teams are interdisciplinary and many are international. Learn more about our 10 research teams and their projects.

The SMV Project is developing a freely available online archive for moral self research. The archive is managed in coordination with the University of Oklahoma’s Repository Services. Learn more about the archive, how you can contribute, and how we manage copyright permissions.

The Moral Self Network is an interdisciplinary and international network of scholars who study the self, motivation and virtue. The network functions as a support to SMV-funded research teams and a resource for other moral self researchers. Learn how to join.

Events

The SMV Project is sponsoring three conferences. The first conference was held on March 12-14, 2015 at Marquette University. The second and third conferences will take place in 2016 and 2017 at the University of Notre Dame. Click below to learn more.

2015 Interdisciplinary Moral Forum

2015 Interdisciplinary Moral Forum

March 12-14, 2015
Milwaukee, WI

The 2015 Interdisciplinary Moral Forum (IMF) was held at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It brought together over 50 scholars from 27 countries to present their research proposals to the SMV Project review team. View videos and learn more about the IMF here.

2016 Conference

2016 Conference

May 5-7, 2016
South Bend, Indiana

The 2016 SMV Conference was held at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. It featured work in progress and preliminary results from the SMV-funded research projects. Learn more

2017 Conference

2017 Conference

June 22 – 24, 2017
Norman, Oklahoma

The 2017 SMV Conference will be held in Norman, Oklahoma. It will feature final results from the SMV-funded research projects. Select papers will be invited for publication in a collection edited by Drs. Snow and Narvaez. Learn more

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