Read the first in a six-part series of guest posts by our own Tomer Perry, Research Associate at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, in the Active Learning in Political Science blog on using game design principles to create fun and effective learning experiences for teaching ethics. Read
Read former Fellow Richard W. Painter and Norman L. Eisen -- ethics lawyers for George W. Bush & Barack Obama, respecitvely -- on the ethics and conflicts of interest issues concerning Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s choice for education secretary. Read here.
Read former Fellow Richard W. Painter and Norman L. Eisen -- ethics lawyers for George W. Bush & Barack Obama, respecitvely -- on the the countries excluded from Trump's Executive Order, and the potiential conflicts of interest behind his decision. Read
Using youth sports-related traumatic brain injury laws as a case study, former Lab Fellow, Christine Baugh, along with former Graduate Fellow, Stephanie Morain, and Kerri Lowrey examine the role of ethics in the development of effective public health laws. Read full article
Read former Fellow Richard W. Painter and Norman L. Eisen -- ethics lawyers for George W. Bush & Barack Obama, respecitvely -- on the importance of financial and ethical disclosures for cabinet nominees, and why Trump's cabinet hearings should be delayed. Read
Danielle Allen, political theorist and classicist recognized for her scholarly work on justice and citizenship, has been named James Bryant Conant University Professor, Harvard's highest faculty honor. Her appointment begins on January 1, 2017. Read full
The National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis (NAAP) Board of Trustees has announced that the 2016 Vision Award will be presented jointly to Stephen Soldz, PhD and Steven Reisner, PhD for "their decade long commitment and work fighting for social justice, representing psychoanalysts and psychologists as standard bearers for ethical practice, and putting their personal and professional lives at risk as a result."
Former Center Lab Fellow and professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, Richard W. Painter, and Norman Eisen, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, examine the ethical issues surrounding a presidential nominee's taxes and conclude: "No presidential nominee with Mr. Trump’s tax situation, his years of undisclosed tax returns, and his attitude toward paying taxes could have been approved by the Senate. Indeed, no president would have dared
Cornel West is a prominent and provocative democratic intellectual. He is a Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Christian Practice at Union Theological Seminary and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. He has also taught at Yale, Harvard, and the University of