Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair, Department of Psychology, The University of British Columbia at University of California, Irvine
AZIM SHARIFF is an Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in the Department of Psychology at The University of British Columbia. His research focuses on where morality intersects with religion, cultural attitudes and economics. Another rapidly expanding part of his research looks at human-technology interactions and the ethics of automation, including self-driving cars. This work has appeared in top academic journals such as Science and Trends in Cognitive Sciences, and has been covered in popular media outlets such as The Economist, New Scientist and The New York Times. In 2012 he was awarded the Margaret Gorman Early Career Award from the American Psychological Association’s Division for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.