Department:Philosophy and Religion Studies
College:College of Arts and Sciences
Expertise:Bioethics, ethics of health care, environmental problems, Facebook, Twitter, human enhancement, politics of science, science policy, social media, technology and human nature, technology and society
Education:PhD, environmental studies, University of Colorado at Boulder; MS, environmental studies, University of Colorado at Boulder; BA, biology, St. John’s University
Activities:Contributed remarks for Catholic News Service on the ethics of nuclear energy following the earthquake and nuclear disaster in Japan in March 2011. Author of “A Rich Bioethics: Public Policy, Biotechnology, and the Kass Council,” which gives an overview of U.S. public bioethics and advisory bioethics commissions and analyzes President George W. Bush’s President’s Council on Bioethics, led by Leon Kass. Also the author of two chapters in the “Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics” and an introductory textbook on ethics and science.