Visiting Fellow Michelle Jurkovich has been named a Kluge Fellow at the Library of Congress for a five month residence from April-August 2020. The Kluge fellowship program is a competitive program that selects 12 scholars each year from across the humanities and social sciences that are within 7 years of their PhD and provides them funding and work space in the Library of Congress to work on a sustained research project.
Jacob Sherkow has been selected to serve on the National Academy of Medicine’s newly established Committee on Emerging Science, Technology, and Innovation in health and medicine (CESTI). The committee will assess the landscape of emerging scientific advances and technologies in health and medicine and address the potential societal, ethical, legal, and workforce implications of such technologies, with the goal of developing a multi-sectoral governance framework. Professor Sherkow is Professor of Law at the Innovation Center for Law and Technology at New York Law School and...
Fellow-in-Residence Attila Mráz has an opinion piece in EU Observer. "In Orban's Hungary, the Law is Not for Everyone," explores how the rule of law has disappeared for two very vulnerable populations in Hungary, and why that should matter for the EU.
Chaebong Nam, Action Civics Specialist for the Democratic Knowledge Project, has a new publication in Government Information Quarterly. "Behind the Interface: Human Moderation for Deliberative Engagement in an eRulemaking Discussion," focuses on the role of moderation for encouraging cross-cutting interaction in a highly polarized online discussion.
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics is pleased to announce the new Undergraduate Fellows for 2020.
Undergraduate Fellows, Spring 2020
Marian Bothner is a sophomore concentrating in Philosophy with a focus on questions of moral and political philosophy, especially in the Kantian tradition. Her studies also concern the intersection of economics and personal belief...
Congratulations to Gili Kliger and Lowry Pressly for both winning a Bowdoin Prize for Graduate Essay in the English Language! Kliger won for her essay, "Missionary Imperialism and the Birth of New 'Gods'," and Pressly for his essay, "The Right to Be Forgotten and the Possibility of Being a Stranger."