Jacob Hess

After graduating from Brigham Young University as psychology department valedictorian, Jacob Hess was admitted to the doctoral program at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  There, he was invited by the UIUC Program on Inter-group Relations to help develop and co-facilitate a liberal-conservative dialogue course for undergraduates, the first of its kind in the nation.  Jacob also joined Nathan Todd in interview research comparing narratives of liberal and conservative citizens.  After completing his Ph.D. dissertation research on long-term depression treatment outcomes in 2009, Jacob has worked as research director at Utah Youth Village, a non-profit for abused children in the Rocky Mountain region.

2 Responses to “Jacob Hess”
  1. samuel says:

    thanks for your works, we need you in D.R.Congo


  2. Edwin Rutsch says:

    hi Jacob
    I’m putting together some dialog’s between conservatives and progressives and wanted to talk with you and Phil Nicer about taking part. see

    I have a dialog scheduled and Joan Blades is taking part.
    could I talk with you about it, perhaps via Skype.

    Edwin Rutsch
    Director: Center for Building a Culture of Empathy
    A portal for resources and information about the values of empathy and compassion.

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