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Matthew Lee, PhD

Matthew Lee, PhD, is Professor of Sociology at the University of Akron. His current research explores topics such as the causes and consequences of benevolent service to others, organizational compassion capability, and adolescent recovery from alcohol and drug addiction and desistence from delinquency. He is Vice President of the Institute for Research on Unlimited Love and previously served as Vice President of the Center for Restorative Justice of North Central Ohio. His latest book (with Margaret M. Poloma and Stephen G. Post) is The Heart of Religion: Spiritual Empowerment, Benevolence, and the Experience of God’s Love.