Welcome to the

Center for Ethics & Policy

At Carnegie Mellon University

An Interdisciplinary Center

Dedicated to Advancing Applied Ethics & Political Philosophy

Through the Integration of Theory and Practice

Promoting the Impact of Philosophy

On science, policy, and society

Through teaching, research, and outreach

About the Center


The Center for Ethics and Policy is an interdisciplinary research group dedicated to promoting the integration of high-quality theoretical reflection and discerning practical engagement with ethical, social, and policy issues in the professions and public life. The Center’s research touches fundamental aspects of individual and social life and incorporates methodological and disciplinary perspectives from across the humanities, social and natural sciences. Its members include internationally recognized scholars and practitioners drawn from diverse departments across Carnegie Mellon University and the broader Pittsburgh academic community.

Recent News

Hooker at thoughtLeaders

11 March 2019

John Hooker was a guest blogger at thoughtLeaders.

London at The Verge

11 March 2019

Alex John London was interviewed at The Verge about telepresence in medicine.

Ethics & AI at MIT

28 February 2019

David Danks spoke at the launch of MIT's new Schwarzman College of Computing.

Wenner at Ethox Centre

27 February 2019

Danielle Wenner gave a talk at the Ethox Centre at Oxford University.