Kristen Renwick Monroe is Chancellor’s Professor of Political Science at UCI and the founder and Director of the UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality. Past President of the International Society of Political Psychology, past Vice President of the American Political Science Association, and former president of the national Women’s Caucus for Political Science, Monroe is the author/editor of over 16 books and 100 articles. She has received three best book awards for work on altruism and moral choice as well as lifetime achievement awards from both the American Political Science Association and the International Society of Political Psychology. Her latest book, A Darkling Plain: Stories of Conflict and Humanity during War, has just been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and won a Choice Honorable Mention. Monroe serves as Book Review Editor for Political Psychology, and mentors the Graber Scholars and the Tobis Fellows at the UCI Ethics Center.