Ethics is crucial to every professional field, and the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics conducts programs in many disciplines, including business, health care and biotechnology, government, the Internet, journalism, K-12 education, leadership, the social sector, and technology.
We also offers substantial resources on environmental ethics and religion and ethics.
MARGARET R. MCLEAN, DIRECTOR OF BIOETHICS AT THE MARKKULA CENTER FOR APPLIED ETHICS, DISCUSSES ETHICS IN GENETICS, HEALTH CARE, ASTROBIOLOGY, AND END OF LIFE ISSUES.
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Hana Callaghan reviews issues such as conflicts of interest, transparency, and the duties of loyalty and care required of public servants.
Irina Raicu explores the role the internet plays in the development of the good life. She addresses privacy, net neutrality, access, big data, and other topics.
Ann Skeet discusses ethical organizational culture, a broader view of stakeholder interests, changing ownership structures, and the paradox of millennial values.
Assistant Director of Social Sector Ethics Joan Harrington describes how the Center approaches dilemmas including conflicts of interest, leadership failures, and the diversion of assets.
Brian Green discusses the ethical issues that have arisen from technological advances in areas like human enhancements, artificial intelligence, and synthetic biology.