Tage Rai
Research Associate and Lecturer, MIT Sloan School of Management

Tage Rai is a research associate and lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management in Massachusetts. He conducts research on moral violence, conflict resolution, organizational justice, corporate personhood, and the marketing of terrorism. He is the co-author, with Alan Fiske, of Virtuous Violence (2014).

Written by Tage Rai

Kutupalong refugee camp, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The Rohingya people, fleeing violence, have been arriving here since 25 August 2017. Photo by DFID/Flickr

Social psychology
Our enemies are human: that’s why we want to kill them

Tage Rai, Piercarlo Valdesolo & Jesse Graham

Riot police battle students in the Latin Quarter, Paris, May 1968. Photo by Bruno Barbey/Magnum

How could they?

Some people are ruthless. Some lose control. Yet most violence remains unfathomable. A new theory lights up the darkness

Tage Rai