Martino Ongis is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University. His research examines the psychological underpinnings of polarization, the moral orientation of institutions, and the alignment between people’s values and those of organizations. In addition, he develops new assessment tools for measuring instructional goals and student learning. Martino received his PhD from the New School for Social Research in 2020 with a dissertation on the psychology of zero-sum thinking. Some of his research has been published in top-tier journals such as Science Advances, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, and Cognition. Among his hobbies are photography, trail running and music.