The Faculty of ESRI 2018

Members of the European Summer Research Institute 2018 faculty are amongst the world’s top experts in their fields. Part of the great variety of expert speakers are (listed in alphabetical order):

Hanneli Ågotsdatter
Psychotherapist and a teacher of yoga and meditation, Denmark

Professor Sabina Čehajić‐Clancy
Associate Professor and Dean of the Political Science and International Relations Department at the Sarajevo School of Science and Technology, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Professor John D. Dunne
Distinguished Chair in Contemplative Humanities, the Center for Healthy Minds, the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Dr Heather Grabbe
Director of the Open Society European Policy Institute and director of EU affairs, Belgium

Dr Leor Hackel
Postdoctoral researcher Stanford Social Neuroscience Lab, Psychology Department at Stanford University, USA

Charles Hastings
Contemplative teacher, translator and editor, France

Professor Dr Daniel Haun
Director and Head of Department Research Group Haun, Early Child Development and Culture
Faculty of Education at Leipzig University, Germany

Professor Dr Bryce Huebner
Provost's Distinguished Associate Professor Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University, USA

Dr Cendri Hutcherson
Director Decision Neuroscience Laboratory, and Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Toronto, Canada


Elizabeth Mattis Namgyel
Buddhist author, teacher, perpetual student and contemporary voice for Buddha's wisdom

Dr Anca Minescu
Lecturer in Psychology, and vice-dean for internationalization, at the University of Limerick, Ireland

Dr Masi Noor
Lecturer in Psychology, School of Psychology, Keele University, United Kingdom

Professor Andreas Olsson
Associate Professor, Research group leader, and Lab Director, Division of Psychology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Professor Nichola Raihani
Professor of Evolution and Behaviour, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Department of Experimental Psychology, University College London, United Kingdom

Velma Šarić
Researcher, journalist, peacebuilding expert and human rights defender from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Professor Dr Tania Singer
Director of the Department of Social Neuroscience at the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany

Others who will be present at the Summer Research Institute are Mind & Life Board members and the members of the ESRI planning committee: Sabina Čehajić‐Clancy, John D. Dunne and Andreas Olsson.