Michael Spezio

Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Scripps College


Michael Spezio is an Associate Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Scripps College in Claremont, CA, where he mentors undergraduate scientists in the Laboratory for Inquiry into Valuation and Emotion (The LIVE Lab), and is a Visiting Researcher at the Institute for Systems Neuroscience at the University Medical Center Eppendorf (UKE) in Hamburg, Germany. He has worked with l’Arche USA and with l’Arche Communities and La Ferme in France, thanks to funding from the John Templeton Foundation, the Templeton Religion Trust, and the Self, Motivation, and Virtue Project. He is grateful for the generosity and kindness of Jean and of all the Core Members and Assistants who contributed to the projects. He gratefully acknowledges the friendship and scholarly contributions of Robert C. Roberts, Gregory Peterson, Sister Anita Maroun, and all of those who worked together on the research.