Research Interests:

Sharareh’s research focuses on behavioral and neural bases of moral-political attitudes and behaviors. She is currently studying the root causes of moral exceptionalism in the context of foreign policy disputes. Specifically, she investigates how political ideology, moral orientation, and system justification motivation shape moral exceptionalism and intends to use the findings to develop wise interventions aimed at alleviating this barrier to global justice.


Hometown: Tehran, Iran

Ph.D. 2013, Stanford University (Dissertation in Cognitive Neuroscience, Major in Electrical Engineering)

M.Sc. 2007, University of Minnesota (Electrical Engineering)

B.Sc. 2005, University of Minnesota (Electrical Engineering)

Sharareh Noorbaloochi

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