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Dr Lars Löfquist


Lars Löfquist works as Senior Lecturer and as Director for two master programmes in humanitarian action (60 and 120 ECTS).

His research background is in the field of Ethics with a PhD degree in Theological Ethics 2008. Lars has primarily researched in applied ethics with an emphasis on humanitarian ethics, development and energy questions. One of the key research interest is how moral values underpin different conceptions of development and how this can explain disagreement about how we should evaluate different development paths.

In his current research, Lars studies how humanitarian workers can cultivate moral character traits and especially how organisations can support these traits.

Affiliations: Uppsala University, Sweden



Ethics, Theological ethics, Virtue ethics, Humanitarian action, Faith-based organisations, Sustainable Development