15 November 2017

2015 Scholar, Rebeccah Nelems has published a co-edited book (Brill Ed.), with LJ (Nic) Theo. This volume explores different perspectives and aspects of empathy in distinct contexts. Exploring Empathy aims to generate deeper reflection about what is at stake in discussions and practices of empathy in the 21st century. By deepening our understanding of empathy in all its complexity, this volume broadens the debate about both the role of empathy in society, and effective ways to invoke it for the benefit of all.

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Rebeccah Nelems

Rebeccah Nelems (sociology and cultural, social and political thought, University of Victoria) is studying empathy in young people and how it affects their concept of responsible citizenship, their civic engagement, and their social interactions.

2015 Scholars