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

Wenner named Greenwall Faculty Scholar

10 June 2019

Danielle Wenner was selected as a Greenwall Faculty Scholar for 2019-2022.

London at National Academy of Medicine

6-7 June 2019

Alex John London spoke at the National Academy of Medicine's meeting on Algorithms, Air Pollution, and Adverse Outcome Pathways: Leveraging Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to Advanced Environmental Health Research and Decisions.

London and Parker at AIDR 2019

12 May 2019

Both Alex London and Lisa Parker gave invited talks at the 2019 Artificial Intelligence for Data Discovery and Reuse Conference at CMU.

London on AI in Finance

2 May 2019

Alex John London spoke at the conference on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the Financial Industry in New York.