Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Student Fellows at the Ethics Center

Hackworth Fellows

The Hackworth Fellows are Santa Clara University undergraduates who provide ethics programming for students. They can be reached at 408-554-5319 or by sending an email to The Fellowships are made possible by a gift from Joan and late Michael Hackworth. For further information about the program, click here.

     Krishan Allen

Krishan Allen is an economics major from Emerald Hills, Calif. He will research methods of integrating ethical goals into investment practice, and aims to explain how students can attain both social and financial returns within their investment portfolios. He enjoys playing basketball, reading biographies on social scientists, sailing in the San Francisco bay, and making the most of the California sun.

     Justin Fitzsimmons

Justin Fitzsimmons, a philosophy major and English minor from San Francisco, will be working on issues related to diversity and inclusion; his fellowship will be coordinated with the SCU Office for Diversity and Inclusion. Justin has studied at the University of Cape Town in South Africa and the University of Cambridge in the U.K. He is interested in Bay Area sports, philosophy, playing basketball, watching films, and reading.

   Logan Peterson

Logan Peterson, a finance major from Scottsdale, Ariz., will focus on the Big Q, the Center's social media campaign to involve undergraduates in discussion about the ethical issues in the everyday lives of undergraduates. Logan loves city life, traveling, yoga, art, and photography. This summer, she'll be interning in the finance department at Apple as a part of the Online Store Sales team.


Honzel Fellowship in Health Care Ethics

The Honzel Fellowship in Health Care Ethics is awarded to an outstanding senior with a passion for ethics as it relates to health care. The Fellow serves as a peer mentor to students in the Center's Health Care Ethics Internship and develops an ethics project with particular relevance to students and alumni.

     Elizabeth "Liz" Connelly

Elizabeth "Liz" Connelly was a 2013-14 Health Care Ethics Intern and will return this year as the Honzel Fellow in Health Care Ethics. From Spokane, Washington, Liz is a theater major and biology minor. She will serve as an Assistant Resident Director in the coming year. Liz plans on attending medical school, with the ultimate goal of becoming a pediatrician.


Hackworth Fellows in Engineering Ethics

The Hackworth Engineering Ethics Fellows are developing a series of case studies on engineering ethics based on the experience of Santa Clara University alumni in the engineering field. The fellowships are made possible by a gift from Joan and late Michael Hackworth.

     Clare Bartlett

Clare Bartlett is a bioengineering major from Centennial, CO. She will be part of a team of Santa Clara Engineering students writing cases on engineering ethics. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, going to concerts, and Irish Dancing.

     Nabilah Deen

Nabilah Deen is a Civil Engineering Senior from Santa Clara. She lived in the city for most of her life. While Nabilah participates in several engineering clubs, she enjoys writing, reading, and modular origami.

     Jocelyn Tan

Jocelyn Tan, from San Jose, California, studies Electrical Engineering. In her spare time, she loves to sing, dance and play the piano. She also loves to laugh, joke and make new friends.