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Shannon Vallor

Shannon Vallor

William J. Rewak, S.J. Professor, Department Chair

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Ph.D., Boston College, 2001

Main areas of research and teaching emphasis are the philosophy of science and technology. Dr. Vallor's current research explores the ethical issues raised by emerging technologies.  Recent publications have appeared in the journals Philosophy and Technology, Ethics and Information Technology, Techne, Inquiry, and Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.  She serves on the executive board of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and as President of the Society for Philosophy and Technology. In 2015 she received the World Technology Award in Ethics, and is the author of Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting (Oxford University Press, 2016)