Dr. J. Kiley Hamlin is an Associate Professor of Psychology at UBC, and holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Developmental Psychology.
She received her doctorate from Yale University in 2010, and her undergraduate degree from the University of Chicago in 2005.
Her work explores the earliest developmental origins of the human moral sense, by examining precursors to moral cognition and action in preverbal infants. She is currently an Associate Editor at Cognition, and on the editorial boards of Developmental Psychology, Child Development Perspectives, and Perspectives on Psychological Science.
She will be inducted into the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada in 2018. Recent awards include the Stanton Prize from the Society for Philosophy and Psychology for significant early career contributions to Psychology and Philosophy, the Janet Taylor Spence Award for Transformational Early Career Contributions to Psychological Science, and a Killam Research Prize.