Rachael Goodyer is a doctoral candidate in Philosophy with research interests in ethics, political philosophy and 19th and 20th century European philosophy. Her dissertation focuses on the ethical and political implications of controversial areas of bioscience such as stem cell research, natural and synthetic embryo cultivation and human genome editing. As a graduate teaching fellow, she has taught courses on the ethics of public policy, Kant and philosophy and literature. She also teaches an introduction to philosophy course every year at the Harvard Summer School. Prior to her doctoral studies, Rachael was an English as a Foreign Language teacher in international schools. She holds an MA in Philosophy from Columbia University and a BA in English from Oxford University.