The Greater Good: Participants

 

Moderator

Lynne Soraya

Lynne Soraya (a pseudonym) is a writer, journalist, and disability advocate with Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of autism. She writes the Asperger's Diary blog for Psychology Today.

Photo: Courtesy Meghan Falvey 

Panelist

Meghan Falvey

Meghan Falvey is a writer whose work focuses on affective labor and inequality. Her writing has appeared in a number of publications, including n+1, The Brooklyn Rail, Modern Painters, and 3 Quarks Daily.

Photo: Courtesy G. Anthony Gorry

Panelist

G. Anthony Gorry

Tony Gorry is the Friedkin Chair of Management and Professor of Computer Science at Rice University and an Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience at Baylor College of Medicine. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences.

Photo: Courtesy Peggy Mason

Panelist

Peggy Mason

Peggy Mason is a Professor of Neurobiology at the University of Chicago. She is the author of Medical Neurobiology (2011), a textbook for medical students. Her recent work, establishing that rats recognize and act deliberately to relieve the distress of another individual, has garnered worldwide attention.