UW Research

Program on Ethics



The Program on Ethics (previously known as the Program on Values in Society) is a center for interdisciplinary research, service, and teaching about applied ethics.  We seek to increase the integration of ethical thinking into public discussions, both within the university context and in the broader community.

Core Services Offered

Graduate certificate in ethics; undergraduate minor in ethics; courses in medical ethics, environmental ethics, social justice, neuroethics, human rights, and other areas of ethical thought; public lectures and conferences on the ethical dimensions of issues of contemporary concern.

Funding Information

University Initiative Fund (UIF)

Reporting Structure

Andrea Woody, Chair, Department of Philosophy
George Lovell, Divisional Dean of Social Sciences

Related UW Entities

School of Medicine: Department of Bioethics & Humanities
Information School
Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
College of Arts & Sciences: Department of Political Science, Program on the Environment and Disability Studies