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Lisa Guenther

Lisa Guenther, "REACH Coalition: Reciprocal Education and Community Healing on Tennessee's Death Row" (afternoon lecture)

Date Published: January 14, 2015

Lisa Guenther is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbit University and the author of Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives (Minnesota University Press, 2013) as well as numerous articles in contempoary political theory.

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Lisa Guenther

Lisa Guenther, "On Pain of Death: A Critical Phenomenology of Lethal Injection" (lunch workshop)

Date Published: January 9, 2015

Lisa Guenther is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Vanderbit University and the author of Solitary Confinement: Social Death and its Afterlives (Minnesota University Press, 2013) as well as numerous articles in contempoary political theory.

 

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Paul Thompson

Paul B. Thompson, "The Ethics and Philosophy of Industrial Agriculture"

Date Published: January 7, 2015

Paul B. Thompson is Professor of Philosophy and the W.K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics at Michigan State University. He is the author of 13 books and edited volumes, such as The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics and The Ethics of Aid and Trade. He has served on numerous national and international committees on agricultural biotechnology.

 

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Elizabeth Racine

Elizabeth Racine, "Looking at the Food in Food Deserts"

Date Published: December 2, 2014

Elizabeth Racine is Associate Prof. of Public Health Sciences at UNC Charlotte.  Prof. Racine is interested in identifying incentives and barriers to healthy eating and physical activity among vulnerable populations. Her research is focused on the evaluation of nutrition and physical activity policies and programs.

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Congratulations to Ethics Bowl!

Date Published: December 1, 2014

Congratulations to the members of the UNC Charlotte Ethics Bowl team (and coach Beth Mason!) for qualifying for the national tournament!  Read the full story here.

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Daniel Goldberg

Daniel Goldberg, "Food Policy, the Social Determinants of Health, and the General Insignificance of Individual Responsibility"

Date Published: October 27, 2014

Daniel Goldberg (JD/PhD) is Asstant Professor in the Department of Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University.  His current work concerns issues regarding the social determinants of health, public health policy and chronic illness, and health inequities. In addition, he maintains an active research program in the history of medicine, and focuses primarily on two topics in 19th century America: the history of medical imaging (especially X-rays) and the history of pain without lesion.  His doctoral dissertation addressed the undertreatment of pain in the U.S., and he has been actively writing, teaching, and speaking on the subject of pain since 2004.

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