Paul Sopcak

Paul Sopcak
Dr. Paul Sopcak is Coordinator of the Office of Student Conduct, Community Standards and Values, at MacEwan University in Canada, where he also teaches comparative literature and philosophy. His research interests include the empirical study of literature, empathy, restorative practices, phenomenology, and existential philosophy. He is an IIRP certified trainer of restorative conference facilitation, assistant editor for the journal Scientific Study of Literature and Member at Large of the International Society for the Empirical Study of Literature (IGEL).

Posts by Paul Sopcak

Restorative practices for academic integrity
Paul Sopcak | April 27, 2020

When training to become a restorative conference facilitator, an early exercise involves brainstorming and then ranking the reasons that “most people do the right thing most of the time.” In the two years that I have given this training, invariably, “f …

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