Jason Borenstein
Jason Borenstein
Director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs Georgia Institute of Technology
Joined OEC on 02/10/2010
Biography
Jason Borenstein, Ph.D., is the Director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs and Associate Director of the Center for Ethics and Technology at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His appointment is divided between the School of Public Policy and the Office of Graduate Studies. He has taught numerous graduate courses on the subject of the responsible conduct of research (RCR) and undergraduate courses such as Engineering Ethics and Ethical Theories. Dr. Borenstein is an associate editor of the journal Science and Engineering Ethics, co-editor of the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s Ethics and Information Technology section, and an editorial board member of the journal Accountability in Research. He was the Founder and formerly Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law. His research interests include engineering ethics, artificial intelligence & robot ethics, bioethics, and research ethics. He is currently a Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI) on a five-year project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) entitled "Institutional Transformation: The Role of Service Learning and Community Engagement on the Ethical Development of STEM Students and Campus Culture". He is also a Co-PI on the NSF-funded project “Do the Right Thing: Competing Ethical Frameworks Mediated by Moral Emotions in Human-robot Interaction". In addition, he is a Co-PI on the Mozilla Responsible Computer Science Challenge funded project “Cultivating an Ethics-Inclusive Mindset Through Role Play in Undergraduate Computer Science Courses”. He was a Co-PI on the NSF-funded “Fairness, Ethics, Accountability, and Transparency (FEAT) in Computer and Information Science and Engineering Workshop” that took place August 29 and 30, 2019 on Georgia Tech's campus and on the NSF-funded project "EAGER: Pilot Study on Bias and Trust in AI Systems". His work has appeared in numerous professional journals including AI & Society, Communications of the ACM, Science and Engineering Ethics, the Journal of Academic Ethics, Ethics and Information Technology, IEEE Technology & Society, Accountability in Research, and the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review. Dr. Borenstein received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Miami. His dissertation, entitled Expertise and the Courts, examined philosophical issues relating to expert witness testimony. During the summer of 2001, he worked as a Christine Mirzayan Intern for the Science, Technology, and Law Program within the National Academy of Sciences. In 2000, he worked as a summer intern for AAAS's Scientific Freedom, Responsibility and Law Program.
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