Robert Roeser

Robert Roeser

Professor at Penn State University, co-editor of Handbook of Mindfulness in Education, USA

Robert W. Roeser is the Bennett Pierce Professor of Care, Compassion and Human Development at Penn State University, USA. He has a Ph.D. from the Combined Program in Education and Psychology at the University of Michigan (1996) and holds master's degrees in religion and psychology, developmental psychology and clinical social work. His research focuses on the effect of school culture on the holistic development of the child, and on the role of contemplative practices like mindfulness and compassion in the field of education. He is the co-editor of the Handbook of Mindfulness in Education: Integrating Theory and Research into Practice.