Bioethics - Purdue Lectures in Ethics, Policy, and Science

Past Speakers

2012-2013 Speakers


Dr. Dale Jamieson

Dr. Dale Jamieson

Director of Environmental Studies, Professor of Environmental Studies, Professor of Philosophy, New York University

"Reason in a Dark Time: Ethics and Politics in a Greenhouse World"


Dr. Mark Sheldon

Dr. Mark Sheldon

Assistant Dean of College of Arts and Sciences, Distinguished Senior Lecturer of Philosophy, Northwestern University

"Children, Families, and Medicine"

 

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Dr. Robert Klitzman

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

"Am I My Genes?: Confronting Fate and Family Secrets in the Age of Genetic Testing"


Dr. Edouard Machery

Dr. Edouard Machery

Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh

"Why this Interest in Races?: Race, Science, and Ethics"

Dr. Erin McKennaDr. Erin McKenna

Professor of Philosophy, Pacific Lutheran University

"Using our Best Friends: A Pragmatist Take on Dogs and Cats in Biomedical Research"

2011-2012 Speakers

Dr. Colin AllenDr. Colin Allen

Provost's Professor, History and Philosophy of Science Center and the Cognitive Science Program at Indiana University

"Fish Cognition and Consciousness"

Dr. Bernard RollinDr. Bernard Rollin

University Distinguished Professor, Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Animal Sciences, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, and University Bioethicistat Colorado State University

"Animal Pain: What it is and Why it Matters"

Mark Bernstein and Daniel Kelly Mark Bernstein

Joyce and Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics, Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University

and
Daniel Kelly

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Purdue University

"Minding Animals: Animal Research and Neurocognition"

Dr. Gregory Kaebnick

Dr. Gregory Kaebnick

Research Scholar, the Director of the Editorial Department, and editor of the Hastings Center Report and Bioethics Forum at the Hasting Center

"'Synthetic Life': A New Industrial Revolution?"

Lisa HeinzerlingLisa Heinzerling

Professor of Law, Georgetown University and Outgoing Assistant Administrator, Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U.S. EPA

"Climate Change at EPA"

Maria MerrittMaria Merritt

Assistant Professor, John Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

"Global Public Health Research: Questions about Researchers' Responsibilities to Benefit Patients"

Fred GrinnellFred Grinnell

Professor of Cell Biology in Integrative Biology and the Ethics in Science and Medicine Program at UT Southwestern

"Informed Consent and Risk: The Intersection between Human Research and Genetics"

Dr. Arthur CaplanDr. Arthur Caplan

Emanuel and Robert Hart Professor of Bioethics, University of Pennslyvania Center for Bioethics

"Personalized Medicine vs. Spitomics: The Uncertain Future of Generics Testing"


2010-2011 Speakers

Norman DanielsNorman Daniels

Mary B Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics & Professor of Ethics and Population Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University

"Justice and Universal Health Care Coverage in the US"

Henry ShueHenry Shue

Senior Research Fellow, Center for International Studies, University of Oxford; and Senior Research Fellow Emeritus, Merton College, Oxford

"Climate Change, Human Rights, and the Trillionth Ton of Carbon"

Peter SchwartzPeter Schwartz

Faculty Investigator at the Indiana University Center for Bioethics and Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. He is also Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the IU School of Liberal Arts, at Indianapolis

"Risk, Disease, and Prevention: The Shifting Line between Health and Disease"

Kenneth Kipnis Kenneth Kipnis

Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii, Manoa and the Executive Director of the International Association for Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy (AMINTAPHIL)

"Forced Abandonment and Euthanasia"


2009 - 2010

Tom L. BeauchampTom L. Beauchamp

Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics

"When Hastened Death is Neither Killing Nor Letting Die"

Norman DanielsNorman Daniels

Mary B Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics & Professor of Ethics and Population Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard University

"Justice and Universal Health Care Coverage in the U.S."

Holmes Rolston, IIIHolmes Rolston, III

University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Colorado State University

"The Future of Environmental Ethics"

Bryan NortonBryan Norton

Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Science, and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology

"Climate Change and Sustainability"


2008 - 2009

Paul ThompsonPaul Thompson

W.K. Kellogg, Chair in Agriculture, Food, and Community Ethics, Michigan State University

"The Opposite of Human Enhancement: Nanotechnology and the Blind Chicken Problem"

Rollin and BernsteinBernard E. Rollin

University Distinguished Professor, Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Professor of Animal Sciences, University Bioethicist at Colorado State University

and

Mark Bernstein

Professor and Joyce and Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Purdue University

"Animals as Research Subjects"

Samuel A. Richmond Samuel A. Richmond

Professor, Department of Philosophy, Cleveland State University, Co-director, Bioethics Center, Cleveland State University, Co-director, Arts and Sciences Center for Poverty Studies, Director, First College

"Who Owns Truth?: Biomedical Research in a Health Policy Context"

Jason T. EberlJason T. Eberl

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, IUPUI Affiliate Faculty, Center for Bioethics, IU

"History of Research with Human Subjects: Ethical Steps Forward and Back"


2007 - 2008

Leigh RaymondLeigh Raymond

Associate Professor of Political Science Associate Director for the Purdue Climate Change Research Center

"Ethics and Politics of Climate Change"

Eric MeslinEric Meslin

Director of the Indiana University Center for Bioethics Professor of Medicine, and of Medical and Molecular Genetics in the Indiana University School of Medicine Professor of Philosophy in the School of Liberal Arts Associate Dean for Bioethics at the Indiana University School of Medicine Co-Director of the IUPUI Signature Center Consortium on Health Policy, Law, and Bioethics

"How do Biotechnologies Challenge our Social Boundaries?"

Nigel CameronNigel Cameron

Director of the Center on Nanotechnology and Society at the Illinois Institute of Technology President of the Institute on Biotechnology and the Human Future President of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies

"Nanotechnologies and Medical Ethics"

Barbara KarnBarbara Karn

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - National Center for Environmental Research Head of the Research Grant Program for Nanotechnologies in Office of Research and Development Member of Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies with The Wilson Center

"Nanotechnologies and Environmental Concern"

ResnickDavid Resnik

Bioethicist, National Institute for Environmental Health Services and National Institutes of Health

"Conflicts of Interest in Biomedicine"


2006 - 2007

Speakers Stephen F. KoniecznyStephen F. Konieczny

Professor of Biological Sciences, Purdue University Director, Transgenic Mouse Core Facility, Purdue University, West Lafayette Member Purdue Motility Group Director, The Konieczny Lab, Purdue University

"Cloning and Stem Cells"

Mark BernsteinMark Bernstein

Professor and Joyce and Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Purdue University

"Euthanasia"

Mark LevinthalMark Levinthal

Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, Purdue University

"Genes, Eugenics, and Evolution of Species"

Marshall MartinMarshall Martin

Associate Director, Agriculture Research Program, Purdue University

"Biotech and Economics"

Richard HowardRichard Howard

Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University Faculty member, Department of Biological Sciences - Ecology Group, Purdue University

"Environmental Risks and Genetically Modified Organisms"

Peter E. DunnPeter E. Dunn

Associate Vice President for Research - Director of University Research Administration and Compliance, Purdue University Professor, Department of Entomology, Purdue University

"How do Biotechnologies Challenge Boundaries?"

James F. LearyJames F. Leary

Professor of Basic Medical Sciences, Purdue University SVM Professor of Nanomedicine, Purdue University Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University

"Nanotechnologies: Science and Society"

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