2011-2012

Lisa Lehmann

Lisa Lehmann

Executive Director of the National Center for Ethics in Health Care
Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Lehmann is Associate Professor of Medicine and of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Executive Director of the National Center for Ethics in Health Care.... Read more about Lisa Lehmann

Jane Mansbridge

Jane J. Mansbridge

Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, Harvard Kennedy School

Professor Mansbridge is author of Beyond Adversary Democracy and Why We Lost the ERA (co-recipient of the American Political Science Association's Kammerer Award in 1987 and its Schuck Award in 1988); editor of Beyond Self-Interest; co-editor, with Susan Moller Okin, of Feminism; and co-editor, with Aldon Morris, of Oppositional Consciousness: The Subjective Roots of Social Protest. Her work combines normative democratic theory with the empirical study of how democracies work, and includes the analysis of deliberation, representation, social movements, political participation, non-self-interested motivation, the meaning of the public good, and feminist perspectives on democratic theory.... Read more about Jane J. Mansbridge

Frank Michelman

Frank I. Michelman

Robert Walmsley University Professor, Emeritus, Harvard Law School

Professor Michelman's areas of expertise include Constitutional Law, Legal Theory, and Property Law. Among his publications are "Unenumerated Rights Under Popular Constitutionalism," "The Constitution, Social Rights, and Liberal Political Justification," and Brennan and Democracy (Princeton University Press 1999).... Read more about Frank I. Michelman

Martha Minow

Martha Minow

Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence, Harvard Law School; Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Acting Director of the Ethics Center 1993-1994 and 2000-2001

Martha Minow has taught at Harvard Law School since 1981, where her courses include civil procedure, constitutional law, family law, international criminal justice, jurisprudence, law and education, nonprofit organizations, and the public law workshop. An expert in human rights and advocacy for members of racial and religious minorities and for women, children, and persons with disabilities, she also writes and teaches about privatization, military justice, and ethnic and religious conflict. Professor Minow became Dean of Harvard Law School in 2009, and served as the inaugural Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor from 2013–2017.... Read more about Martha Minow

Mathias Risse

Mathias Risse

Co-Director, Graduate Fellowship Program
Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School

Professor Risse is the Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School. He works primarily in social and political philosophy and in ethics.... Read more about Mathias Risse

Marc J. Roberts

Professor of Political Economy and Health Policy, Harvard School of Public Health

After joining the Harvard faculty in 1969, Professor Roberts taught economics, statistics, ethics, management, environmental policy and health policy in the Economics Department, the Kennedy School, the Law School and, for 30 years, at the School of Public Health. He played a leading role in the World Bank's training efforts on health sector reform around the world, having taught courses and seminars for senior government leaders in nearly thirty countries, and on every continent except Antarctica.... Read more about Marc J. Roberts

James Sabin

James Sabin

Clinical Professor in the Departments of Population Medicine and Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School
Director of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ethics Progra
Professor of Population Medicine, Part-time

James Sabin is Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Ethics Program, and co-founder of the Center for Ethics and Population Health, a program for research, teaching and policy development at Harvard Medical School, and Director of Teaching for the Harvard Medical School Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention.... Read more about James Sabin

TM Scanlon

Thomas M. Scanlon

Alford Professor of Natural Religion, Moral Philosophy, and Civil Polity, Emeritus, Harvard University

Professor Scanlon taught philosophy at Princeton University before coming to Harvard in 1984. He is the advisory editor of Philosophy and Public Affairs and was a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, where he delivered the Tanner Lectures on Human Values at Brasenose College.... Read more about Thomas M. Scanlon

Elaine Scarry

Elaine Scarry

Walter M. Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value, Harvard University

Professor Scarry's interests include 19th Century British Novel, 20th Century drama, Language of Physical Pain, and Structure of Verbal and Material Making in Art, Science, and the Law. Her publications include The Body in Pain; Dreaming by the Book; On Beauty; and Being Just, and articles on war and social contract.... Read more about Elaine Scarry

Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University

Professor Sen's research has ranged over a number of fields in economics, philosophy, and decision theory, including social choice theory, welfare economics, theory of measurement, development economics, public health, gender studies, moral and political philosophy, and the economics of peace and war. His books have been translated into more than thirty languages, and include Collective Choice and Social Welfare (1970), On Economic Inequality (1973, 1997), Poverty and Famines (1981), Choice, Welfare and Measurement (1982), Resources, Values and Development (1984), On Ethics and Economics (1987), The Standard of Living (1987), Inequality Reexamined (1992), Development as Freedom (1999), and Rationality and Freedom (2002), The Argumentative Indian (2005), and Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (2006).... Read more about Amartya Sen

Carol S. Steiker

Carol S. Steiker

Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law and Special Advisor for Public Service, Harvard Law School

Carol Steiker is the Henry J. Friendly Professor of Law. Her primary interest is the broad field of criminal justice, where her work ranges from substantive criminal law to criminal procedure to institutional design, with a special focus on issues related to capital punishment.... Read more about Carol S. Steiker

Dennis F. Thompson

Dennis F. Thompson

Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy, Emeritus
Director Emeritus, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

 

Dennis F. Thompson, founding Director of the University Center for Ethics and the Professions (now the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics), is the Alfred North Whitehead Professor of Political Philosophy, Emeritus, at Harvard University, holding appointments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and in the Harvard Kennedy School.... Read more about Dennis F. Thompson

Daniel Wikler

Daniel Wikler

Mary B. Saltonstall Professor of Population Ethics, Harvard School of Public Health; Core Faculty, Harvard University Program in Ethics and Health

Professor Wikler's current research interests are ethical issues in population and international health, including the allocation of health resources, health research involving human subjects, and ethical dilemmas arising in public health practice. His published work also addresses many issues in bioethics, including those in reproduction, transplantation, and end-of-life decision-making.... Read more about Daniel Wikler