Jonathan Haidt is an associate professor of psychology at University of Virginia whose field is moral psychology. A self-declared liberal Democrat, he has written an article based on research in his field titled WHAT MAKES PEOPLE VOTE REPUBLICAN.
Haidt discusses the evolution of his research from the late 1980's, when he began examining Berkeley professor Elliot Turiel's dominant definition of morality as properly referring to
The whole article is excellent. I may regain my respect for liberal academics if I continue to see examples like this of folks who can see past the noses on their faces. The world is more complex than those who demonize Christians and Republicans imagine.
Thanks to Eric Ewanco at christifideles for the heads up on this article.