Professor of Psychology

narvaez

Education:
B.A., University of Northern Colorado
M.Div., Luther Northwestern Seminary, 1984
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1993

Areas of Expertise: Developmental Psychology; Evolution and Parenting; Moral Psychology; Moral Education

Books:

  • (co-editor) Moral Development in the Professions: Psychology and Applied Ethics (1994)
  • (with J.R. Rest, M Bebeau, and S. Thoma) Postconventional Moral Thinking: A neo-Kohlbergian  Approach (1999)
  • (co-editor) Moral Development, Self, and Identity: Essays in Honor of Augusto Blasi (2004)
  • (co-editor) Moral Education: A Handbook (2008)
  • (co-editor) Handbook of Moral and Character Education (2008)
  • (co-editor) Moral Personality, Identity, and Character (2009)
  • (co-editor)  Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy (forthcoming)
  • (co-editor) Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing (forthcoming)
  • Evolution, Early Experience and Human Development: From Research to Practice and Policy (2012)
  • (co-editor) Handbook of Moral and Character Education (2nd Ed.) (2014).
  • (co-editor) Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution: Culture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing (2014)
  • Neurobiology and the Development of Human Morality: Evolution, Culture and Wisdom (2014)
  • (co-editor) Contexts for Young Child Flourishing: Evolution, Family and Society (in press)
  • (co-editor) Advances in Virtue Development: Integrating Perspectives (in press)

Recent Articles:

  • “Triune Ethics: The Neurobiological Roots of Our Multiple Moralities” (2008)
  • "Moral development and behaviour under the spotlight of the neurobiological sciences” (2008)
  • "Moral complexity: The fatal attraction of truthiness and the importance of mature moral functioning"(2010)
  • "The emotional foundations of high moral intelligence" (2010)
  • "Moral neuroeducation from early life through the lifespan" (2011)
  • "Moral rationality" (2012)
  • "Wisdom as mature moral functioning: Insights from developmental psychology and neurobiology" (forthcoming)
  • “The Evolved Developmental Niche and sociomoral outcomes in Chinese three-year-olds” (2013)
  • “The Evolved Development Niche: Longitudinal Effects of Caregiving Practices on Early Childhood Psychosocial Development” (2013)
  • “Developmental optimization” (2013)
  • "The 99 Percent--Development and socialization within an evolutionary context: Growing Up to Become  'A good and useful human being'” (2013)
  • “Child environments and flourishing” (2014)
  • “Developing expertise and moral personalities” (2014)
  • “The co-construction of virtue: Epigenetics, neurobiology and development (2015)
  • “Baselines for virtue” (in press)
  • “The developmental niche for peace” (in press)

Office: 100 Haggar
Email: Darcia.Narvaez.3@nd.edu
Website: http://www3.nd.edu/~dnarvaez/
Blog: At Psychology Today: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/moral-landscapes/