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Danielle Allen

Danielle Allen

James Bryant Conant University Professor
Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University

2015 - 

Danielle Allen is Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics and James Bryant Conant University Professor at Harvard University. She is a political theorist who has published broadly in democratic theory, political sociology, and the history of political thought. … Read more about Danielle Allen

Arthur I. Applbaum

Arthur I. Applbaum

Director, Edmond J. Safra Undergraduate Fellowship Program; Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School

Arthur Isak Applbaum is Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values at Harvard Kennedy School. He directed the graduate fellowship program from 1990 to 2009 and was acting director of the Center in 2004-2005 and 2007-2009. … Read more about Arthur I. Applbaum

Eric Beerbohm

Eric Beerbohm

Director, Edmond J. Safra Graduate Fellowships in Ethics
Professor of Government, Harvard University

Eric Beerbohm is Professor of Government at Harvard University and Director of Graduate Fellowships at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. His philosophical and teaching interests include democratic theory, theories of distributive justice, and the philosophy of social science. … Read more about Eric Beerbohm

Jess Miner

Jess Miner

Research Director

2015 -

Jess is a Classicist with primary interests in ancient Greek oratory and comedy, higher education administration, and practical ethics pedagogy. Prior to joining the Center, she spent five years implementing an ethics across the curriculum program at The University of Texas at Austin. In her role as Research Director, she will focus on connecting the Center’s research activities with curricular initiatives across campus and with broader public discussions on related themes.

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Chris Robichaud

Christopher Robichaud

Director of Pedagogical Innovation, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics;
Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

2017 - 

Christopher Robichaud is Lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Director of Pedagogical Innovation at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics. He received his doctorate in philosophy from MIT. His interests surround ethics, political philosophy, and social epistemology, with a focus on examining the role of truth and knowledge in well-functioning democracies, and on understanding what the post-truth age of politcs is. Dr. Robichaud has been a member of the faculty since 2006. Previously, he has taught philosophy courses at Texas A&M University, the University of Vermont in Burlington, and Tufts University.… Read more about Christopher Robichaud