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Defining + Understanding Compassion

Is Compassion Still Necessary?


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Chris Kukk is a former counter-intelligence agent for the United States Army, Dr. Kukk is founding Director of the Center for Compassion, Creativity and Innovation at Western Connecticut State University as well as Professor of Political Science and a Fulbright Scholar.

He is also co-founder and CEO of InnovOwl LLC, a research and consulting firm that solves micro and macro problems through innovative education. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Boston College and his B.A. in political science from Boston University. He was also an international security fellow at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs.

His research and publications combine neuroscience with the social sciences and focus on education issues, the political economy of natural resources and the creation and sustainability of civil society. Dr. Kukk was also a counter-intelligence agent for the United States Army, a research associate for Cambridge Energy Research Associates, and has provided the Associated Press, National Public Radio, The Economist magazine, NBC-TV, CableVision, and Connecticut media with analysis on a wide range of topics and issues. His forthcoming children and trade books are based on the idea of weaving values such as compassion into our learning, civic and business communities.

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Source: Tipping Point Radio