Rachelle Hollander
Rachelle Hollander
Senior Advisor, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society Retired National Academy of Engineering
Joined OEC on 07/20/2009
Biography
Rachelle Hollander has retired from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). but continues from time to time to contribute to this site - the Online Ethics Center (OEC), a widely used resource for engineering and research ethics education, located at www.onlineethics.org. For many years Dr. Hollander directed the science and engineering ethics activities at NSF. She has been instrumental in the development of the fields of research ethics and professional responsibility, engineering ethics, and ethics and risk management. She has written articles on applied ethics in numerous fields, and on science policy and citizen participation. Dr. Hollander is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She a term as a member of the Governing Board of the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE). In 2006, Dr. Hollander received the Olmsted Award for innovative contributions to the liberal arts within engineering education from the American Society of Engineering Education Liberal Education Division. She received her doctorate in philosophy in 1979 from the University of Maryland, College Park; she was a Visiting Professor in the Science and Technology Studies Department at RPI in 1989-1990 and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at Johns Hopkins University, 2001-2002.
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    Rachelle Hollander, National Academy of Engineering, shared an update
    PostedSaturday, June 27, 2020 at 6:20 PM

    Interested in ethics and computer and information technology?  You may benefit from reviewing "The Philosophy of Privacy and Digital Life," by Anita L. Allen, University of Pennsylvania Law School - her presidential address delivered on January 9, 2019, to the Eastern Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association. Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 93, November 2019.

    Rachelle Hollander, National Academy of Engineering, shared an update
    PostedMonday, June 15, 2020 at 2:23 PM

    A Guide to Field Philosophy, edited by Evelyn Brister and Robert Frodeman, contains chapters focusing on practical ethics, contributed by several OEC members.  The publisher is Routledge, New York, 2020.

    Rachelle Hollander, National Academy of Engineering, shared an update
    PostedMonday, May 21, 2018 at 8:58 AM
    Agenda - Integrated Network for Social Sustainability (INSS) - Sixth Annual Meeting – June 8-9, 2018 University of Baltimore Liberal Arts and Policy Building Room 112 10 West Preston Street, Baltimore See https://www.nae.edu/Activities/Projects/CEES/57196/INSS/166253/181853.aspx. Two special talks - 9am Friday and 9:30am Saturday. The Round Table on Baltimore and the U.N. Sustainable Development goals begins at 1:15pm Friday. For more information, contact tylis.cooper@gmail.com.
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  • Rachelle Hollander
    Senior Advisor, Center for Engineering Ethics and Society Retired
    National Academy of Engineering
    Rachelle Hollander's Commentary on Authorship Question
    Added 9/16/2016 11:00 AM
    I believe the proposed course of action is not acceptable because it’s dishonest. Thus, the burden is on the authors to tell us why it should be okay. The rationale is that one of the journal co-editors may be biased. Of course, if she is or is likely to be perceived to be biased, she should recuse herself from the review process. But independently of relying on that editor’s good sense, ... Read More
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