Lynn Underwood

Senior Research Scholar, Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University


Lynn Underwood (Ph.D., Queens University) is a Senior Research Scholar at the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence at Case Western Reserve University in Ohio. She earned her doctoral degree in Cancer Epidemiology. She is the author of Spiritual Connection in Daily Life and co-editor of Altruism and Altruistic Love (Oxford) The Science of Compassionate Love (Wiley-Blackwell), and Measuring Social Support (Oxford). She has published articles in journals such as Medical HumanitiesArchive for the Psychology of Religion, Research on AgingThe Journal of Religion Disability and HealthAIDS Care, and The Journal of Pain. She was awarded a Kluge Fellowship at the Library of Congress. Dr. Underwood has been professionally trained in painting and drawing, and has done the cover art for two books.


Contributions by Lynn Underwood