The Rock Ethics Institute


Question 4

These videos are clips from interviews with internationally-recognized researchers in areas of research ethics, a part of the Research Ethics Lectures Series. Below here you’ll find responses to common questions from each speaker. Explore their individual responses here and get a sense of the shape and future of research ethics!

Q: What advice would you give to our graduate students about the importance of ethics in science?

Dr. Melissa Anderson (3:31)

  • University of Minnesota
  • Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Professor of Higher Education

Dr. Nancy Kass (1:20)

  • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Phoebe R. Berman Professor of Bioethics and Public Health, Department of Health Policy Management
  • Deputy Director for Public Health in the Berman Institute of Bioethics

Dr. Philip Kitcher (1:03)

  • Columbia University
  • John Dewey Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Sheldon Krimsky (1:15)

  • Brooklyn College
  • Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Benjamin Levi (1:20)

  • Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Children’s Hospital 
  • Professor in the Departments of Humanities and Pediatrics

Jonathan Marks (1:53)

  • Penn State University
  • Associate Professor of Bioethics, Humanities, and Law
  • Director of the Bioethics Program