Jason Borenstein
Jason Borenstein
Director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs Georgia Institute of Technology
Joined OEC on 02/10/2010

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 the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Philosophy, Science & Law (jpsl.org).  He is also an assistant 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.

His research interests include bioethics, engineering ethics, robot ethics, and research ethics. 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 earned 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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