Lisa Eckenwiler

Lisa Eckenwiler

Lisa Eckenwiler

Professor

Bioethics, health care ethics, public health ethics, feminist ethical and political theory

Lisa Eckenwiler, Ph.D., is Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at George Mason University, where she teaches courses in bioethics and a range of topics in global health ethics. Her research centers broadly on vulnerability and structural health injustice, with special interests in migration, humanitarian health ethics, and placemaking. She is at work on a book entitled Placemaking for Health Justice, for Routledge, and lead editor for Forced Migration and Health Justice, for Oxford University Press. Her previous books include Long-term Care, Globalization and Justice (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) and The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape, co-edited with Felicia Cohn (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007). Her research collaborations are currently focused on the ethics of closing humanitarian projects; the ethics of humanitarian accommodations; and the integration of refugees and other migrants in destination countries. Professor Eckenwiler is a Fellow of the Hastings Center, and recently served as Vice President of the International Association of Bioethics. She is also founder and current chair of the Migrant Health and Ethics Network (within the International Association of Bioethics) and a founding member of the Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice.

Current Research

Nancy Berlinger, Lisa Eckenwiler, Verina Wild, “Responding to Low-Wage Migrant Workers’ Health During COVID-19: A Normative Framework and Practical Toolkit for Using “Grey Literature” as a Source of Promising Practices and Policy Ideas” Paper prepared for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Ethics Network (PHEPREN) and the Ethics and Governance Unit, World Health Organization, 2020-2021 (Epidemic Ethics/WHO initiative which has been supported by FCDO/Wellcome Grant 214711/Z/18/Z)

Matthew Hunt, Lisa Eckenwiler (Co-Investigator), John Pringle, Lisa Schwartz, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite, and Mayfourth Luneta, “A Qualitative Inquiry into the Ethics of Closing Humanitarian Projects in the Philippines, Focusing on Moral Experiences of Community Stakeholders,” Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2020-2022

 “Humanitarian Health Ethics and Global Health Justice for the Long-term Displaced: Comprehensive Services and Epistemic Justice,” Faculty Research and Development Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University, 2020-2021

Ryoa Chung, Lisa Eckenwiler  (Co-Investigator), and Matthew Hunt, Vulnérabilité Structurelle de Santé et Justice Sociale. Étude de Cas: Les Enjeux Ethiques Concernant la Santé des Réfugiés Handicapés au Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2018-2022

Selected Publications

PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

Eckenwiler, L.A., Hunt, M.R., Crismo, J.J., Conde, E., Hyppolite, S.R., Luneta, M., Munoz-Beaulieu, I., Saeed, H.M., and Schwartz, L. “Viewing Humanitarian Closure through the Lens of an Ethics of the Temporary,” Disaster Prevention and Management 32 (2023): 311-322.

“An Ecostructural Lens for Health Ethics,” Hastings Center Report (December2022): https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/hast.1439

Beatrijs Haverkamp and Lisa Eckenwiler, “Health Equity for Ethical Place-making,” Journal of Planning Theory and Practice 23 (November 2022): 801-806. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649357.2022.2147338000

Lisa Eckenwiler and Verina Wild, “Ethical Place-making for Refugees,” Hastings Bioethics Forum, April 6, 2022.

Lisa Eckenwiler and Verina Wild, “Justice for Refugees Living under Long-term Displacement and Segregation: From Livelihoods to Place-Making,” Journal of Social Philosophy 52 (June 2021): 234-250. https://doi.org/10.1111/josp.12387

Anders Herlitz, Zohar Lederman, Jennifer Miller, Marc Fleurbaey, Sridhar Venkatapuram, Caeser Atuire, Lisa Eckenwiler, Nicole Hassoun, “Just Allocation of COVID-19 Vaccines,” BMJ Global Health 6:e004812 (2021).
http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004812.

“A Global Ecological Ethic for Human Health Resources,” Bioethical Inquiry 17 (2020): 575-580. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11673-020-10039-2.

Matthew Hunt, Lisa Eckenwiler, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite et al. “Closing Well: National and International Humanitarian Workers’ Perspectives on the Ethics of Closing Humanitarian Health Projects,” International Journal of Humanitarian Action 5 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41018-020-00082-4.

Ayesha Ahmad, Ryoa Chung, Lisa Eckenwiler et al. “What Does It Mean to Be Made Vulnerable in the Era of COVID 19?” The Lancet 395 (2020):1481-1482. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30979-X.

Nicole E. Pal, Lisa Eckenwiler, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite, John Pringle, Ryoa Chung, and Matthew Hunt, “Ethical Considerations for Closing Humanitarian Projects: A Scoping Review,” International Journal of Humanitarian Action 4 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s41018-019-0064-9.

“Displacement and Solidarity: An Ethic of Place-Making,” Bioethics 32 (November 2018): 562-568.

Lisa Eckenwiler, Matthew Hunt, Jackie Leach Scully, Verina Wild, “Understanding and Operationalizing Vulnerability in International Humanitarian Health Organisations.” European Journal of Public Health 28, Suppl. 1 (2018).

Catherine M. Tansey, James Anderson, Renaud F. Boulanger, Lisa Eckenwiler, John Pringle, Lisa Schwartz, and Matthew Hunt, “Familiar Ethical Issues Amplified: How Members of Research Ethics Committees Describe Ethical Distinctions between Disaster and Non-Disaster Research,” BMC Medical Ethics 18 (2017): 44.

Lisa Eckenwiler and Matthew Hunt, “Health and Security: Ethical Principles for Counter-terror Policy and Practice in Protection Crises,” Medicine, Conflict, and Survival 33 (June 2017): 18-31.

Christine Bally-Zenger, Lisa Eckenwiler, and Verina Wild, “Away in Paradise: The Ethical Dimensions of Migration for Long-term Care” (“Alt warden im Paradies” – Die ethischen Aspekte der Migration von pflegebedurftigen Menschen”) Ethik in der Medezin 29 (June 2017): 133-148.

“Defining Ethical Place-making for Place-based Interventions,” American Journal of Public Health 106 (November 2016): 1944-1946.

Matthew Hunt, John Pringle, Markus Christen, Lisa Eckenwiler, Lisa Schwartz, and Anushree Dave, “Ethics of Emergent Information and Communication Technology Applications in Humanitarian Medical Assistance,” International Health 8 (2016): 239-245.

Matthew Hunt, Catherine M. Tansey, James Anderson, Renaud F. Boulanger, Lisa Eckenwiler, John Pringle, and Lisa Schwartz, “The Challenge of Timely, Responsive and Rigorous Ethics Review of Disaster Research: Views of Research Ethics Committee Members,” PLoS One 11 (2016): e0157142.

Lisa Eckenwiler, John Pringle, Renaud Boulanger, and Matthew Hunt, “Real-time Responsiveness for Ethical Oversight in Disaster Research,” Bioethics 29 (November 2015): 653-661.

Lisa Eckenwiler, Matthew Hunt, Ayesha Ahmad et al. “Counterterrorism Policies and Practices: Global Health and Values at Stake,” Bulletin of the World Health Organization 93 (October 2015): 737-738.

Lisa Eckenwiler and Matthew Hunt, “Counterterrorism, Ethics, and Global Health,” Hastings Center Report 44 (May-June 2014): 12-13.

“Ecological Selves as Citizens and Governance as Ethical Place-making,” Minding Nature 6 (Spring 2013).

Lisa Eckenwiler, Ryoa Chung, and Christine Straehle, “Global Solidarity, Migration, and Global Health Inequities,” Bioethics 26 (September 2012): 382-390.

Alan Fleischman, Carol Levine, Lisa Eckenwiler, Christine Grady, Dale Hammerschmidt, and Jeremy Sugarman, “Dealing with the Social Implications of Research,” American Journal of Bioethics 11 (March 2011): 5-9.

“Care Worker Migration and Transnational Justice,” Public Health Ethics 2 (July 2009): 171-183.

Zahra Meghani and Lisa Eckenwiler, “Care for the Caregivers?: Transnational Justice and Undocumented Non-Citizen Care Workers,” International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 2 (Spring 2009): 77-101.

“The WHO Code on the Recruitment of International Health Personnel: We’ve Only Just Begun,” Developing World Bioethics 9 (April 2009): ii-v.

Michael Goodyear, Lisa Eckenwiler, and Carolyn Ells, “Mapping a Fresh Course for Helsinki” BMJ 337 (October 17, 2008): 2128.

Lisa Eckenwiler, Carolyn Ells, Dafna Feinholz, and Toby Schonfeld, "Hopes for Helsinki: Re-thinking Vulnerability," Journal of Medical Ethics 34 (October 2008): 765-766.

Lisa Eckenwiler, Carolyn Ells, Dafna Feinholz, and Toby Schonfeld, "Helsinki through a Feminist Lens," International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 1 (Spring 2008): 161-177.

"An Ecological Framework for Caregiving," American Journal of Public Health 97 (November 2007): 1930-1931.

“When I’m 64 (and Then Some), Who Will Care? Aging in America,” Bioethics Forum (6 April 2006).

“A Missed Opportunity: The President’s Council on Bioethics Report on Ethical Caregiving,” American Journal of Bioethics 6 (March/April 2006): W20-23.

"The Ethical Underpinnings of Emergency Preparedness and Biodefense Policy," Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics 14 (Summer 2005): 306-315.

Carol Levine, Ruth Faden, Christine Grady, Dale Hammerschmidt, Lisa Eckenwiler, and Jeremy Sugarman, "The Limitations of ‘Vulnerability’ for the Protection of Human Research Participants," American Journal of Bioethics 4 (Summer 2004): 44-49.

Ezekiel Emanuel, Anne Wood, Alan Fleischman, Angela Bowen, Carol Levine, Ken Getz, Ruth Faden, Lisa Eckenwiler, Carianne Tucker and Jeremy Sugarman, "Assessing Current Efforts in the Oversight of Clinical Research," Annals of Internal Medicine 141 (17 August 2004): 282-291.

“Why Not Retribution: The Particular Imagination and Justice for Pregnant Drug Users," Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 21 (Spring 2004): 89-99.

"Ethical Concerns in Emergency Preparedness," American Medical Association Virtual Mentor 6 (May 2004).

Carol Levine, Ruth Faden, Christine Grady, Dale Hammerschmidt, Lisa Eckenwiler, and Jeremy Sugarman, "’Special Scrutiny’: A Targeted Form of Protocol Review for the Protection of Human Research Participants,” Annals of Internal Medicine 140 (February 3, 2004): 220-223.

Lisa Eckenwiler, Jeremy Sugarman and Dale Hammerschmidt, "Re-envisioning Research Ethics: The Consortium to Examine Clinical Research," Hematology and Oncology News and Issues 2 (May 2003): 23-25.

Lisa Eckenwiler, Jeremy Sugarman and Ezekiel Emanuel, "Research Oversight through New Lenses: The Consortium to Examine Clinical Research," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research 25 (January-February 2003): 9-10.

"Genetics Research and Third-Party Interests," Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions 21 (September 2001): 278-284.

"Moral Reasoning and the Review of Research Involving Human Subjects," Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 11 (March 2001): 37-69.

"Justice and Access to Therapies for AIDS," AIDS and Public Policy Journal 14 (Spring 1999): 20-25.

"Pursuing Reform in Clinical Research: Lessons from Women's Experience," Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics 27 (Summer 1999): 158-170.

"Attention to Difference and Women's Consent to Research," IRB: A Review of Human Subjects Research 20 (November-December 1998): 6-11.

 

PEER-REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS - PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS 

Session organizer and presenter, “Epistemic Reparations and Global Health Justice: Ontologies, Methodologies, and Aims,” with Ayesha Ahmad, Gabriela Arguedas-Ramirez, Ryoa Chung, and Tereza Hendl, Oxford Global Bioethics Conference, Oxford, UK, June 26, 2023.

 

“An Ethic of the Temporary for Humanitarian Closure,” Oxford Global Bioethics Conference, Oxford, UK, June 26, 2023.

 

Session organizer and presenter, “An Ecological Ethic for Global Health Justice,” with James Wilson, World Congress of Bioethics, Basel, Switzerland, July 20, 2022.

 

“Epistemic Justice and Migrants: Accessing Grey Literature,” with Nina Wild and Nancy Berlinger, World Congress of Bioethics, Basel, Switzerland, July 20, 2022.

 

“An Ethic of the Temporary for Humanitarian Closure,” World Congress of Bioethics, Basel, Switzerland, July 20, 2022.

 

“’Vulnerability’ and Epistemic Injustice in Humanitarian Response to Crisis,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Anaheim, CA, October 19, 2018.

 

“’Vulnerability” and International Humanitarian Health Organizations: Advancing or Undermining Justice?” Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 16-20, 2018.

 

“’Vulnerability’” and International Humanitarian Health Organizations: Understanding and Operationalization?” World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 28, 2017.

 

“Ethical Place-Making,” Future of Places Leadership Summit, Vancouver, BC, September 15, 2016.

 

Donal O’Mathuna (organizer), Matthew Hunt, John Pringle, “Challenges in Humanitarian Research Ethics,” International Association of Bioethics, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 18, 2015.

 

Panel with John Pringle and Matthew Hunt, “Real-Time Responsiveness for Investigator Ethical Engagement in Disaster Research,” Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montréal, Canada, November 5, 2015.

 

Panel with Ayesha Ahmad and Jonathan Marks, “Ethical Principles for Counterterrorism Policy and Practice,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Houston, Texas, October 23, 2015.

 

Co-authored with Verina Wild and Christine Bally-Zenger, “Exporting the Elderly for Long-term Care: Ethical Implications for Elders, Families, States and Global Health Equity,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Houston, Texas, October 24, 2015.

 

“Real-time Responsiveness and Ethical Oversight of Disaster Research,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, San Diego, CA, October 19, 2014.

 

“Ethical Place-Making and Global Health Equity,” International Studies Association, Toronto, Ontario, March 19, 2013.

 

“In Good Company? Family Leave Policy in the US, Liberia, and New Guinea,” Impact Ethics Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 25, 2013

 

“Meet the Author,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, DC, October 19, 2012.

 

 “A Social Connection Model for Research Responsibility,” with Carolyn Ells, Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 26, 2012.

 

“Global Solidarity, Migration, and Global Health Inequities,” Canadian Bioethics Society, Montreal, Québec, June 2, 2012.

 

“Ecological Subjects and Varieties of Democratic Governance,” Décroissance, Montréal, Québec, May 15, 2012.

 

“Solidarity in Global Health,” with Christine Straehle and Ryoa Chung, Canadian Conference on International Health, Montréal, Québec, November 13-16, 2011.

 

“Health Worker Migrations: Re-thinking the Meaning of “Community” and the Grounding of Responsibility,” American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, October 28-November 3, 2011.

 

“The Migration of Long-term Care Workers and Theorizing Responsibilities for Global Health Equity,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, San Diego, CA, October 21-24, 2010.

 

“Care Labor Migration and Feminist Conceptions of Global Justice,” Workshop on Feminist Ethics and Global Justice, Canadian Philosophical Association, Montréal, Québec, May 30-June 2, 2010.

 

“A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Ethical Issues Raised by Labiaplasty,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 15-18, 2009 (moderator).

 

“Health Worker Migration: Epistemologies and Sorting out Responsibilities,” International Studies Association, New York, NY, February 15-18, 2009.

 

“Health Worker Migration and Transnational Justice,” Manchester Workshop in Political Theory and Public Health, Manchester, United Kingdom, September 10-12, 2008.

 

“Bioethics and Suicide Bombing,” International Association of Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, September 5-8, 2008.

 

“The FAB Voice in Research Ethics: Revising the Declaration of Helsinki,” (Plenary Session) International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, September 3-5, 2008.

 

“Care for the Caregivers?: Transnational Justice and Undocumented Non-Citizen Care Workers,” International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, September 3-5, 2008.

 

“An Ecological Approach to Global Health Disparities,” International Sociology Association and Canadian Medical Sociology Association, Montréal, Québec, May 13-16, 2008.

 

"Professor Smith Goes to Washington: How Bioethicists Can Contribute to Policy," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 18-21, 2007.

 

"Caregiving in the Context of Globalization: Toward Justice for All," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 18-21, 2007.

 

"Defining Values for Bioethics and Bioethicists: Continuing the Dialogue," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 18-21, 2007.

 

"Ecological Thinking and Global Health Inequalities," Setting an Ethical Agenda for Health Promotion, Ghent, Belgium, September 18-20, 2007

 

"Transnational Justice and Caregiving," Canadian Bioethics Society, Toronto, Ontario, May 30-June 3, 2007

 

“What Does Justice Require?: Public Health and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization,” American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 4-8, 2006.

 

with Felicia Cohn, Judith Andre, Nancy M.P. King, and Laurie Zoloth, “Hearing and Heeding the Challenging Voices: Defining Values for Bioethics,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Denver, CO, October 23-26, 2006.

 

“Justice and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization,” International Association of Bioethics, Beijing, China, August 6-9, 2006.

 

“Ecological Epistemology and Transnational Justice for Caregivers,” International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Beijing, China, August 4-6, 2006.

 

“Justice and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization,” Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, Dublin, Ireland, June 28-July 1, 2006.    

 

“Caregiving in the Context of Globalization: The Need for an Ecological Approach,” Global Health Care Justice: A National Symposium, Hiram College, Hiram, OH, June 22-25, 2006

 

“The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Albany, NY, April 7-8, 2005

 

"Biodefense Policy and Ethics in Science, Medicine and Public Health," Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, Chicago, IL, September 6, 2004.

 

"Social Moral Epistemology and Biodefense," Duke-UNC Bioethics Forum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, March 11, 2004.

 

with Alan Fleischman, Carol Levine, and Jeremy Sugarman, “Research Oversight through New Lenses: The Consortium to Examine Clinical Research Ethics," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Montreal, Canada, October 22-26, 2003.

 

with Felicia Cohn, Francoise Baylis, Elisa Gordon, and Ashby Sharpe, "The Public Face of Bioethics: Watchdog or Show Dog?" American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Baltimore, MD, October 24-27, 2002.

 

"Law and Public Policy for Pregnant Addicts: Equity and Particularity in Reasoning," Society for Women in Philosophy, Eastern Division, Cambridge, MA, April 5-7, 2002

 

"Ethics and Prenatal Diagnosis for Sex Selection," The End of Natural Motherhood? The Artificial Womb and Other Reproductive Technologies, Oklahoma State University Ethics Center, Department of Philosophy, Tulsa, OK, February 22-23, 2002

 

"Attention to Particularity and Moral Reasoning about Vulnerable Persons," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Philosophy Interest Group, Nashville, TN, October 25-28, 2001

 

"Mercy and Justice for Pregnant Addicts: Two Arguments against Retribution" Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, Charleston, SC, October 18-21, 2001

 

"Conceptions of Moral Reasoning in Research Review and the Ideals of Respect for Persons and Social Equality: Historical Reflections and Recommendations for Reform in the System for Participant Protection," International Association of Bioethics, Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Annual Meeting, London, England September 17-23, 2000.

 

"Moral Reasoning and the Review of Clinical Research," Bioethics in the 21st Century, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, April 6-8, 2000.

            

"Exploring Conceptions of Democracy for Health Research," Association for Politics in the Life Sciences, Atlanta, GA, September 3-6, 1999.

 

"Promoting Justice in Health Care for African-American Women: Storytelling, the 'Moral Point of View', and Ideals of Democracy, "Women in Africa and the African Diaspora, Indianapolis, IN, October 23-27, 1998.

 

"Justice in Research with Humans: Lessons from the Debates on Women's Participation," Association for Politics in the Life Sciences, Boston, MA, September 3-6, 1998.

 

"Women and the Ethics of Clinical Research: Broadening Conceptions of

Justice," Meeting of Society of Health and Human Values, Society for Bioethics Consultation, American Association of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD, November 5-9, 1997.

 

"The Just Allocation of Combination Therapy for Persons Living with AIDS," Society of Health and Human Values, Society for Bioethics Consultation, American Association of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD, November 5-9, 1997.

 

"Reframing Conceptions of Social Justice in Clinical Research for Women: Beyond the Paradigm of Distribution," International Association of Bioethics, Conference on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, San Francisco, CA, November 24-25, 1996.

 

"Women and Communities in Clinical Research: Questioning the Influence of Communitarian Ideals," International Social Philosophy Conference, Saint Norbert College, De Pere, WI, August 15-18, 1996.

 

"The Ethics of Clinical Research: Women and Broadened Conceptions of Justice," Politics of Caring III, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, November 10-12, 1995.

 

"Cultural Pluralism and Intellectual Virtue in Health Care Ethics: Insights from Feminist Epistemologies," Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioethics Consultation, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-9, 1994.

 

"Cooperation and Conversation: Reconsidering Grice," Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Memphis, TN, April 16, 1992.

Expanded Publication List

PUBLICATIONS

BOOK CHAPTERS

“Ethical Placemaking, Trauma, and Health Justice,” in The Routledge Handbook of Trauma-Informed Placemaking, eds. Cara Courage and Anita McKeown (New York: Routledge, forthcoming 2024).

“Care and Carers,” in The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics, eds. Wendy Rogers, Stacy Carter, Vikki Entwistle, Catherine Mills, Jackie Leach Scully (New York: Routledge, 2022).

“Ethical Place-making for Ecological Subjects,” in The Routledge Handbook of Placemaking, eds. Cara Courage and Anita McKeown (New York: Routledge, 2020).

“Family Caregivers, Long-term Care, and Global Justice,” in The Routledge Companion to Bioethics, eds. John Arras, Rebecca Kukla, and Elizabeth Fenton. (New York: Routledge 2014), 449-461.

“Toward “Ethical Place-making”: An Ecological Conception of Global Health Equity,” in Health Inequalities and Global Justice, eds. Patti Lenard and Christine Straehle. (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press 2012), 52-64.

"Emergency Health Workers & the Ethics of Crisis," in In the Wake of Terror: Medicine & Morality in a Time of Crisis, ed. Jonathan D. Moreno (MIT Press, 2003), 111-132.

"Realizing Justice in Health Research for Women: Democratizing Decision Making," in Globalizing Feminist Bioethics: Cross Cultural Perspectives, ed. Rosemarie Tong (Westview Press, 2000), 266-281.

"Women and Communities in Clinical Research: Questioning the Influence of Communitarian Ideals," in Studies in Social and Political Theory: Technology, Morality and Society, ed. Yeager Hudson (Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 1998), 171-201.

REPORTS
with Public Health Ethics COVID 19 Working Group, Public Health Ethics and COVID 19: The Ethical Dimensions of Public Health Decision-Making in a Pandemic (2020).

Caring About Long-Term Care: An Ethical Framework for Caregiving in a Global Context (Washington, DC: Center for American Progress, July 2007).

OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Book Reviews

with Ryoa Chung, Review of Amy Reed-Sandoval, Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice (2021), SWIP Newsletter, Spring 2022.

Educational and Training Tools

“Ethical Humanitarian Project Closure: A Guidance Note,” Ethics of Closing Humanitarian Projects (project funded by Réseau de Recherche en Santé des Populations du Quebec 2018-2019#). https://humethnet.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/ethics-of-closing-humn-projects_aug-2019_condensed.pdf

“Epistemic Injustice and Humanitarian Need: Asylum-seekers’ Testimony: A Case Study”. Gender, Vulnerability, and Global Health Emergency (project funded by The Wellcome Trust).

Guest Essays   

“We Must Go Farther than Biden’s Family Plan to Address Critical Global Infrastructure,” The Hill, May 8, 2021.

Vaccines and the Crisis in Trust,” New York Daily News, December 8, 2020.

“Solidarity, the Pandemic, and Migrant Care Workers,” Business Insider, November 15, 2020.

Zohar Lederman, Nicole Hassoun, and Lisa Eckenwiler, “Global Solidarity and Vaccine Allocation: Against Vaccine Nationalism,” Haaretz, April 14, 2020.

“DHS Should Integrate Health Workers into Their Screening Processes,” The Hill, April 6, 2019.

Ayesha Ahmad, Lisa Eckenwiler (co first authors), et al. “Identities, Intersectionalities, and Vulnerabilities in Humanitarian Operations: A Response to Slim,” International Review of the Red Cross, March 1, 2018.

“Immigration and the Elderly,” Huffington Post, February 4, 2013.

EDITORSHIPS

Ryoa Chung, Lisa Eckenwiler, Jan Christophe Heilinger, and Verina Wild eds. Global Structural Injustice, Journal of Social Philosophy: Global Justice and Structural Injustice: Theoretical and Practical Perspectives (Special Issue), 52 (May 2021).

Vardit Ravitzky, Lisa Eckenwiler, co-editors, Bioethics: 15th World Congress (Special Issue) 36 (June 2022).

Resisting Borders: Refugee Health and Responsibilities, Hastings Center Report (Series of 3 articles curated and edited from 2017 workshop*): Sana Lou, “The New Wallet Biopsy and Involuntary Patient Transfers Abroad: How Physicians Can Help Protect Patients,” 50, no. 2 (2020); Christine Straehle, “Asylum, Refuge, and Justice in Health,” 49, no. 3 (2019); Amy Reed-Sandoval, “Crossing U.S. Borders while Pregnant: An Increasingly Complex Reality,” 48 (2018).

Vardit Ravitzky and Lisa Eckenwiler (invited co-editor) Bioethics: 14th World Congress (Special Issue) 34 (July 2020).

Lisa Eckenwiler and Matthew Hunt eds. National Security, Ethics, and Global Health, Medicine, Conflict, and Survival (Forum) 33 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1080/13623699.2017.1327147

Associate Editor, Encyclopedia of Bioethics, 4th edition, ed. Bruce Jennings (Macmillan Reference, 2014).

Aging and Long-term Care, International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 6 (Fall 2013).

 

 

Grants and Fellowships

FUNDED PROJECTS

Nancy Berlinger, Lisa Eckenwiler, Verina Wild, “Responding to Low-Wage Migrant Workers’ Health During COVID-19: A Normative Framework and Practical Toolkit for Using “Grey Literature” as a Source of Promising Practices and Policy Ideas” Paper prepared for Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Ethics Network (PHEPREN) and the Ethics and Governance Unit, World Health Organization, 2020-2021 (Epidemic Ethics/WHO initiative which has been supported by FCDO/Wellcome Grant 214711/Z/18/Z)

 

Matthew Hunt, Lisa Eckenwiler (Co-Investigator), John Pringle, Lisa Schwartz, Shelley-Rose Hyppolite, and Mayfourth Luneta, “A Qualitative Inquiry into the Ethics of Closing Humanitarian Projects in the Philippines, Focusing on Moral Experiences of Community Stakeholders,” Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2020-2022

 

“Humanitarian Health Ethics and Global Health Justice for the Long-term Displaced: Comprehensive Services and Epistemic Justice,” Faculty Research and Development Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason University, 2020-2021

 

Ryoa Chung, Lisa Eckenwiler  (Co-Investigator), and Matthew Hunt, Vulnérabilité Structurelle de Santé et Justice Sociale. Étude de Cas: Les Enjeux Ethiques Concernant la Santé des Réfugiés Handicapés au Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2018-2022

 

Santé des Réfugiés Handicapés au Canada, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2018-2022.

 

Matthew Hunt, Ryoa Chung, Lisa Eckenwiler  (Co-Investigator), and John Pringle, Ethics and the Closure of Humanitarian Health Projects, Réseau de Recherche en Santé des Populations du Quebec 2018-2019#

 

Agomoni Ganguli Mitra, Ayesha Ahmad, Ryoa Chung, Lisa Eckenwiler (Co-Principal Investigator), Matthew Hunt, Jackie Leach Scully, and Lisa Schwarz, Gender, Vulnerability, and Global Health Emergency Wellcome Trust, 2018-2019^

 

Counterterrorism, Ethics, and Global Health, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Research and Development Award, 2013

 

Matthew Hunt, Lisa Eckenwiler (Co-Investigator), John Pringle, and Lisa Schwartz, An Ethics Framework for Research in Low-Resource Disaster Settings, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, 2012-2017

 

Research Group Member, The Ethics of Care and Place, Center for Humans and Nature, 2011-2014

 

Ivy Bourgeault, Ron Labonte, Lisa Eckenwiler (Consultant), et al., Source Country Perspectives on the Migration of Highly Trained Health Personnel: Causes, Consequences, and Responses, Canadian Institutes for Health Research, 2010-2015

 

Jack Hadley, Lisa Eckenwiler (Co-Investigator), and Tim Waidman, Economic and Ethical Analysis of Age-Based Premiums in a Health Insurance Purchasing Pool, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 2009-2010

 

Source Countries for Nurses and Care Workers in the U.S.: Ethical Implications, Center for Global Studies, George Mason University Faculty Research Grant, 2009

 

Caregiving in the Context of Globalization, George Mason University Faculty Summer Research Grant, 2008

 

Member, Responsible Conduct of Research Task Force, Council on Graduate Studies, 2005-2006

 

Co Applicant, Symposium: Fighting the Global War on Terror: Ethical Issues in the Treatment of Detainees, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2005

 

The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape, Old Dominion University Faculty Summer Research Grant, 2005

 

Moral Reasoning and the Review of Research Involving Human Subjects, Old Dominion University Faculty Summer Research Grant, 2000

Courses Taught

COURSES TAUGHT

Bioethics (undergraduate and graduate)

Crisis and Disaster in a Global Context: Health and Ethics (undergraduate)

Ethical Issues in Public Health (graduate)

Ethical Issues in Global Health (undergraduate and graduate)

Ethical Issues in Health Administration and Policy (undergraduate)

Gender and Ethics (undergraduate)

Global Justice and Solidarity (graduate)

Humanitarian Health Ethics (undergraduate and graduate)

Humanitarian Justice and Epistemic Reparations (undergraduate)

Migration, Health, and Social Responsibility (Honors undergraduate)

Refugees, Migrants, and Health Justice (undergraduate and graduate)

Research Ethics (graduate)

Seminar in Health Care Ethics (graduate)

Women and Health Care Ethics (postgraduate)

 

DIRECTED READINGS AND DISCUSSIONS

Disability Bioethics
Epistemic Justice and Humanitarian Intervention
Humanitarian Health Ethics
Global Health Fellows Internship Ethics Forum


OSCAR MENTORSHIP
Summer Claveau, B.A. Philosophy, George Mason University, 2018
THESIS DIRECTION
Sarah Denton Welch, M.A. Philosophy, George Mason University, 2018
“Remembering Trauma: The Ethics of Memory Dampening for Sexual Assault Survivors”

 

DISSERTATION COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

Ryan Essex, Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Sydney, 2019

 

THESIS DIRECTION

Sarah Denton Welch, M.A. Philosophy, George Mason University, 2018 “Remembering Trauma: The Ethics of Memory Dampening for Sexual Assault Survivors”

 

UNIVERSITY 

Research Ethics Fellow, Office of the Vice-President for Research Development, Integrity, and Assurance, George Mason University, 2017-2019

Faculty Affiliate, Program in Ethics and Conflict, School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University, 2013-present

COLLEGE

Member, Resources and Long-term Planning Committee, George Mason University, 2019-2021

Faculty Affiliate, Women and Gender Studies, George Mason University, 2012-present

Member, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Promotion and Tenure Committee, George Mason University, 2012-2016

Reviewer, Center for Global Studies Faculty Grants, George Mason University, 2009

Ethicist, Responsible Conduct of Research Task Force, Old Dominion University, 2004-2006

Faculty Advisor, ODU Greens, Old Dominion University, 2001-2002

Member, Long Range Planning Committee, College of Arts and Letters, Old Dominion University, 1999-2002

Member, Board of Directors, University Women's Caucus, Old Dominion University, 1998-2000

Member, Women's Studies Advisory Council, College of Arts and Letters, Old Dominion University, 1997-2002

 

DEPARTMENT 

Chair, 2022-present

Member, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2019-2020

Chair, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2017-2018

Associate Chair, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2017-present

Organizer, Distinguished Speaker Series in Global Health Ethics, Global Health Ethics Fellows Program, George Mason University, 2016-present

Co-founder and Faculty Director, Global Health Ethics Fellows Program, George Mason University, 2016-present

Member, Search Committee for Chair, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2016-2017

Assisted Associate Chair in development of one-credit ethics course, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2016

Member, Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2016-present

Member, Search Committee, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2010-2011

Member, Search Committee, Center for Health Policy and Research, George Mason University, 2010-2011

Member, Search Committee, Center for Health Policy and Research, George Mason University, 2009-2010

Chair, Search Committee, Director, Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics, George Mason University, 2009

Member, Committee on MA in Professional Ethics, Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, 2009

Founder and Organizer, Ethics Forum, Center for Health Policy and Research, George Mason University, 2007-2012

 

ACADEMIC HONORS

Fellow, Hastings Center, Garrison New York, 2021 –

Fellow, Centre de Recherche en Éthique, Université de Montréal, 2021 – 

Visiting Senior Fellow, Centre de Recherche en Éthique a Université de Montréal, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Summer 2008

Visiting Fellow, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC, 2006

Chancellor's Award for Extraordinary Professional Promise, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1995

Beard Scholarship, Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1995

Summer fellowship in "Clinical Ethics and Cultural Pluralism", Center for Ethics and Humanities, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, 1993

Rolf-Dieter Herrmann Scholarship, Department of Philosophy, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, 1989

 

SELECTED SERVICE

PROFESSION

Member, W.H.O. Working Group on Migration, Public Health, and Ethics, 2020-2022

Vice-President, International Association of Bioethics, 2019-2022

Founder and Chair, IAB Resisting Borders-Migrant Health Network, 2020-present

Founding Member, Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice, 2020-present

Mentor, International Association of Bioethics, 2020-present

Member, Humanitarian Health Ethics Network, 2018-present

Executive Board, International Association of Bioethics, 2017-2022

Editorial Board, Public Health Ethics, 2015-present

Editorial Board, Bioethics and Developing World Bioethics, 2012-present

Editorial Board, International Journal for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 2008-present

Contributor, Draft Curriculum in International Feminist Bioethics, UNESCO, 2018

Advisory Board, International Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 2004-2015

Chair, International Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Committee on the Declaration of Helsinki, 2007-2008

Book Review Editor, International Journal for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 2007-2009

Member, Nominating Committee, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2007-2008

Co Chair, Annual Meeting, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2005

Chair, Pre-Conference Program, Program Committee, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2004-2005

Section Chair for Biodefense, Program Committee, Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, 2004

Book review editor, Newsletter for the International Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, 2004-2007

Co-chair, Research Ethics Subcommittee, Program Committee, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2003

Philosophy Subcommittee, Program Committee, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2002

Member, Policy Subcommittee, Program Committee, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2001

Education

University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Ph.D. Philosophy with concentration in Bioethics, 1997

 

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A. Behavioral Science and Law, 1989

 

Recent Presentations

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ORGANIZED

Epistemic Reparations and Global Health Justice: Philosophy and the Arts, Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice with the Department of Philosophy, George Mason University, April 14, 2023.

Resisting Borders: Refugee Health and Responsibilities (online), June 16-18, 2020.

with Samia Hurst-Manjo and Sean Philpott-Jones, Resisting Borders: Refugee Health and Responsibilities (a no travel, virtual conference), October 9-11, 2017.

with Verina Wild, Jan-Christoph Heilinger, and Ryoa Chung, Global Structural Injustice and Global Health Ethics: Exploring the Legacy of Iris Marion Young, Munich Centre for Ethics, Munich, Germany, July 8 and 9, 2016.

with Matthew Hunt, Counterterrorism and Gl obal Health: Toward Ethical Policy and Practice, Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland, May 21-23, 2014.

Care Labor Migration, Global Justice, and the G8, Health Equity: Our Shared Responsibility, Canadian Conference on International Health, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 25, 2009.

Caring about Long-term Care, Center for American Progress, Washington, DC, July 9, 2007.

Co-Chair, Annual Meeting, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, 2005.

PRESENTATIONS

PLENARY SESSIONS AND KEYNOTE ADDRESSES

“Health Justice and Place-Making in Humanitarian Settings for the Displaced,” Paradise or Purgatory: Refugee Camps and Accommodations, Health and Ethics, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (and online), June 10-11, 2021

“Global Structural Injustice and the International Refugee Regime,” Global Structural Injustice, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, March 18, 2020 (cancelled)

“Justice for Refugees Living under Long-term Displacement,” Oxford Global Bioethics Conference, Oxford, UK, July 1-2, 2019

“A Relational Model of Research Responsibility in Humanitarian Settings,” Ethical Issues in Global Health Research, McGill University, Montréal, Canada, November 11, 2016

“Ethical Place-Making for Global Health and Health Justice,” International Association of Bioethics, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 15, 2016

  “Women on the Move: Migrant Women, Elder Care and Global Justice,” International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Singapore, June 26-28, 2010

“An Ecological Conception of Global Health Equity,” Ethics Special Interest Group, American Public Health Association, Denver, CO, November 6-10, 2010

“Ethical Principles for Sustainable Long-Term Care in a Global Context: Justice for Paid Care Workers,” On Lok Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 22, 2008

"Caring about Long-Term Care: Ethical Principles for Caregiving in a Global Context," National Citizens' Coalition for Nursing Home Reform, Arlington, VA, October 21, 2007

 

PEER-REVIEWED PRESENTATIONS - PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

 Session organizer and presenter, “Epistemic Reparations and Global Health Justice: Ontologies, Methodologies, and Aims,” with Ayesha Ahmad, Gabriela Arguedas-Ramirez, Ryoa Chung, and Tereza Hendl, Oxford Global Bioethics Conference, Oxford, UK, June 26, 2023.

“An Ethic of the Temporary for Humanitarian Closure,” Oxford Global Bioethics Conference, Oxford, UK, June 26, 2023.

Session organizer and presenter, “An Ecological Ethic for Global Health Justice,” with James Wilson, World Congress of Bioethics, Basel, Switzerland, July 20, 2022.

“Epistemic Justice and Migrants: Accessing Grey Literature,” with Nina Wild and Nancy Berlinger, World Congress of Bioethics, Basel, Switzerland, July 20, 2022.’

“An Ethic of the Temporary for Humanitarian Closure,” World Congress of Bioethics, Basel, Switzerland, July 20, 2022.

"Vulnerability’ and Epistemic Injustice in Humanitarian Response to Crisis,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Anaheim, CA, October 19, 2018

“’Vulnerability’ and Epistemic Injustice in Humanitarian Response to Crisis,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Anaheim, CA, October 19, 2018

“’Vulnerability” and International Humanitarian Health Organizations: Advancing or Undermining Justice?” Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 16-20, 2018

“’Vulnerability’” and International Humanitarian Health Organizations: Understanding and Operationalization?” World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 28, 2017

“Ethical Place-Making,” Future of Places Leadership Summit, Vancouver, BC, September 15, 2016

Donal O’Mathuna (organizer), Matthew Hunt, John Pringle, “Challenges in Humanitarian Research Ethics,” International Association of Bioethics, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 18, 2015

Panel with John Pringle and Matthew Hunt, “Real-Time Responsiveness for Investigator Ethical Engagement in Disaster Research,” Canadian Conference on Global Health, Montréal, Canada, November 5, 2015

Panel with Ayesha Ahmad and Jonathan Marks, “Ethical Principles for Counterterrorism Policy and Practice,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Houston, Texas, October 23, 2015

Co-authored with Verina Wild and Christine Bally-Zenger, “Exporting the Elderly for Long-term Care: Ethical Implications for Elders, Families, States and Global Health Equity,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Houston, Texas, October 24, 2015

“Real-time Responsiveness and Ethical Oversight of Disaster Research,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, San Diego, CA, October 19, 2014

“Ethical Place-Making and Global Health Equity,” International Studies Association, Toronto, Ontario, March 19, 2013

“In Good Company? Family Leave Policy in the US, Liberia, and New Guinea,” Impact Ethics Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 25, 2013

“Meet the Author,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, DC, October 19, 2012

 “A Social Connection Model for Research Responsibility,” with Carolyn Ells, Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Rotterdam, Netherlands, June 26, 2012

“Global Solidarity, Migration, and Global Health Inequities,” Canadian Bioethics Society, Montreal, Québec, June 2, 2012

“Ecological Subjects and Varieties of Democratic Governance,” Décroissance, Montréal, Québec, May 15, 2012

“Solidarity in Global Health,” with Christine Straehle and Ryoa Chung, Canadian Conference on International Health, Montréal, Québec, November 13-16, 2011

“Health Worker Migrations: Re-thinking the Meaning of “Community” and the Grounding of Responsibility,” American Public Health Association, Washington, DC, October 28-November 3, 2011

“The Migration of Long-term Care Workers and Theorizing Responsibilities for Global Health Equity,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, San Diego, CA, October 21-24, 2010

“Care Labor Migration and Feminist Conceptions of Global Justice,” Workshop on Feminist Ethics and Global Justice, Canadian Philosophical Association, Montréal, Québec, May 30-June 2, 2010

“A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Ethical Issues Raised by Labiaplasty,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 15-18, 2009 (moderator)

“Health Worker Migration: Epistemologies and Sorting out Responsibilities,” International Studies Association, New York, NY, February 15-18, 2009

“Health Worker Migration and Transnational Justice,” Manchester Workshop in Political Theory and Public Health, Manchester, United Kingdom, September 10-12, 2008

“Bioethics and Suicide Bombing,” International Association of Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, September 5-8, 2008

“The FAB Voice in Research Ethics: Revising the Declaration of Helsinki,” (Plenary Session) International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, September 3-5, 2008

“Care for the Caregivers?: Transnational Justice and Undocumented Non-Citizen Care Workers,” International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Rijeka, Croatia, September 3-5, 2008

“An Ecological Approach to Global Health Disparities,” International Sociology Association and Canadian Medical Sociology Association, Montréal, Québec, May 13-16, 2008

"Professor Smith Goes to Washington: How Bioethicists Can Contribute to Policy," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 18-21, 2007

"Caregiving in the Context of Globalization: Toward Justice for All," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 18-21, 2007

"Defining Values for Bioethics and Bioethicists: Continuing the Dialogue," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Washington, D.C., October 18-21, 2007

"Ecological Thinking and Global Health Inequalities," Setting an Ethical Agenda for Health Promotion, Ghent, Belgium, September 18-20, 2007

"Transnational Justice and Caregiving," Canadian Bioethics Society, Toronto, Ontario, May 30-June 3, 2007

“What Does Justice Require?: Public Health and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization,” American Public Health Association, Boston, MA, November 4-8, 2006

with Felicia Cohn, Judith Andre, Nancy M.P. King, and Laurie Zoloth, “Hearing and Heeding the Challenging Voices: Defining Values for Bioethics,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Denver, CO, October 23-26, 2006

“Justice and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization,” International Association of Bioethics, Beijing, China, August 6-9, 2006

“Ecological Epistemology and Transnational Justice for Caregivers,” International Network of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, Beijing, China, August 4-6, 2006

“Justice and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization,” Association for Legal and Social Philosophy, Dublin, Ireland, June 28-July 1, 2006 

“Caregiving in the Context of Globalization: The Need for an Ecological Approach,” Global Health Care Justice: A National Symposium, Hiram College, Hiram, OH, June 22-25, 2006

“The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape,” American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Albany, NY, April 7-8, 2005

"Biodefense Policy and Ethics in Science, Medicine and Public Health," Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, Chicago, IL, September 6, 2004

"Social Moral Epistemology and Biodefense," Duke-UNC Bioethics Forum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, March 11, 2004

with Alan Fleischman, Carol Levine, and Jeremy Sugarman, “Research Oversight through New Lenses: The Consortium to Examine Clinical Research Ethics," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Montreal, Canada, October 22-26, 2003

with Felicia Cohn, Francoise Baylis, Elisa Gordon, and Ashby Sharpe, "The Public Face of Bioethics: Watchdog or Show Dog?" American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Baltimore, MD, October 24-27, 2002

 "Law and Public Policy for Pregnant Addicts: Equity and Particularity in Reasoning," Society for Women in Philosophy, Eastern Division, Cambridge, MA, April 5-7, 2002

"Ethics and Prenatal Diagnosis for Sex Selection," The End of Natural Motherhood? The Artificial Womb and Other Reproductive Technologies, Oklahoma State University Ethics Center, Department of Philosophy, Tulsa, OK, February 22-23, 2002

"Attention to Particularity and Moral Reasoning about Vulnerable Persons," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Philosophy Interest Group, Nashville, TN, October 25-28, 2001

"Mercy and Justice for Pregnant Addicts: Two Arguments against Retribution" Association for Politics and the Life Sciences, Charleston, SC, October 18-21, 2001

"Conceptions of Moral Reasoning in Research Review and the Ideals of Respect for Persons and Social Equality: Historical Reflections and Recommendations for Reform in the System for Participant Protection," International Association of Bioethics, Network for Feminist Approaches to Bioethics Annual Meeting, London, England September 17-23, 2000

"Moral Reasoning and the Review of Clinical Research," Bioethics in the 21st Century, University of Tennessee-Knoxville, April 6-8, 2000     

"Exploring Conceptions of Democracy for Health Research," Association for Politics in the Life Sciences, Atlanta, GA, September 3-6, 1999

"Promoting Justice in Health Care for African-American Women: Storytelling, the 'Moral Point of View', and Ideals of Democracy, "Women in Africa and the African Diaspora, Indianapolis, IN, October 23-27, 1998

"Justice in Research with Humans: Lessons from the Debates on Women's Participation," Association for Politics in the Life Sciences, Boston, MA, September 3-6, 1998

 "Women and the Ethics of Clinical Research: Broadening Conceptions ofJustice," Meeting of Society of Health and Human Values, Society for Bioethics Consultation, American Association of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD, November 5-9, 1997

 "The Just Allocation of Combination Therapy for Persons Living with AIDS," Society of Health and Human Values, Society for Bioethics Consultation, American Association of Bioethics, Baltimore, MD, November 5-9, 1997

 "Reframing Conceptions of Social Justice in Clinical Research for Women: Beyond the Paradigm of Distribution," International Association of Bioethics, Conference on Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, San Francisco, CA, November 24-25, 1996

"Women and Communities in Clinical Research: Questioning the Influence of Communitarian Ideals," International Social Philosophy Conference, Saint Norbert College, De Pere, WI, August 15-18, 1996

 "The Ethics of Clinical Research: Women and Broadened Conceptions of Justice," Politics of Caring III, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, November 10-12, 1995

"Cultural Pluralism and Intellectual Virtue in Health Care Ethics: Insights from Feminist Epistemologies," Annual Meeting of the Society for Bioethics Consultation, Pittsburgh, PA, October 7-9, 1994

"Cooperation and Conversation: Reconsidering Grice," Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Memphis, TN, April 16, 1992

 

 INVITED LECTURES AND OTHER PRESENTATIONS

“An Eco-structural Account of Health Justice,” Grand Rounds, Center for Bioethics, University of Minnesota, December 9, 2022.

W.H.O. Epidemic Ethics Seminar: Migrant Communities and COVID (Chair), June 6, 2022.

Health Justice, Legal Frameworks, and Data Challenges Facing Vulnerable Migrants University of Goettingen, June 14, 2022.

“An Eco-structural Account of Health Justice and Ethical Placemaking,” Yale Bioethics Seminar Series, Yale University Center for Bioethics, October 27, 2021

“An Ethic of the Temporary: Ethical Placemaking and Health Justice for Asylum-Seekers,” Kawakeb Bioethics Seminar, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, September 15, 2021

with Jonathan Wolff, “Post-COVID Futures: Global Health Justice Beyond Pandemics,” Global Health Justice During and After the Pandemic, Yeoh Tiong Lay Centre for Politics, Philosophy, and Law, King’s College London with the Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice, June 24, 2021

“Health Justice for the Chronically-Displaced,” Paradise or Purgatory: The Challenges of Accommodating Refugees, Zentrum fur Interdisziplinare Forschung, University of Bielefeld, June 10-11, 2021

“Beyond Nationalism: A Global Ecological Ethic of Care for Health Justice,” Oxford Global Health Justice Conference, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, with the Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice, April 14-15, 2021

“A Global Ecological Ethic for Human Health Resources,” Department of Philosophy Seminar Series, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, November 6, 2020

“Trust, Trustworthiness, and Global Health Justice,” Beyond Biomedical Commodities,    Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice, with the Geneva Graduate Institute (Webinar), October 22, 2020

“Health Justice for Refugees Living under Long-term Displacement,” Fondation Brocher Alumni Bioethics Conference,Geneva, Switzerland, June 24-27, 2019

“Ethical Closure of Humanitarian Health Projects: A Guidance Note for Humanitarians,” Workshop on Ethical Closure of Humanitarian Health Projects, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, Canada, May 24, 2019

“Ethical Implications of Barriers to Migrant and Refugee Health,” Workshop on Migrants’ Health and Ethics, Fondation Brocher, Geneva, Switzerland, December 2-4, 2018

Testimony on federal public health ethics leadership and academic public health ethics, Conference call on a proposed office of public health ethics in DHHS, Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues, November 18, 2016

“Because We Dwell Together: Ethical Place-Making and Global Health Justice,” Global justice and Global Health Ethics: Exploring the Legacy of Iris Marion Young, University of Munich, Ludwig Maximillians University Centre for Ethics, Munich, Germany, July 8 and 9, 2016

“Ethical Place-making for Health,” Place-making Seminar, Pratt School of Design, New York, New York, June 1, 2016

“Ethical Place-Making” Panel Honoring Anne Donchin, New York Society for Women in Philosophy, New York, New York, September 18, 2016

“Real-time Responsiveness for Ethical Oversight during Disaster Research,” Humanitarian Health Ethics Workshop, Montreal Health Equity Research Consortium, McGill University, Montréal, Québec, November 7, 2014

“Ethical Place-Making and Bioethics,” Bioethics Colloquium, Pennsylvania State University, February 9, 2014

“Long-term Care and Global Justice,” Rabinowitz Symposium on Bioethics, University of Washington-Seattle, April 19, 2013

 “Gender and Bioethics,” UNESCO Conference on Gender and Bioethics, Kazan, Russia, November 20-23, 2011

“Feminist Bioethics: Interventions,” Advancing Publicly Engaged Philosophy Conference, Washington, DC October 6-8, 2011

  “An Ethics of Place-making for Global Health Equity,” Workshop on Health Inequalities and Global Justice, International Studies Association, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 16-19, 2011

 “Care Worker Migration and Transnational Justice,” Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, April 1, 2010

“Minding the Gap: A Theory of Responsibility for Research in War-torn Countries,” Research Ethics in War-torn and Developing Countries, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Studies, in collaboration with U.S. Department of Defense, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, November 19-20, 2009.

“Care Labor Migrants and Source Countries: The Transnational Division of Labor and Erosions of Agency and Equality,” Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity and Committee on the Status of Women Joint Panel: Interrogating Nationalism,

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Washington, DC, October 31, 2009

“Article 15: The Right to Enjoy the Benefits of Scientific Progress and Its Applications: An Ethical Assessment,” Committee on Scientific Freedom, Responsibility, and Law, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Washington, DC, September 10, 2009

"Health Worker Migration and Global Health Inequalities: Thinking Ecologically," The Migration of Health Professionals: Impact on Source Countries, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 29-30, 2009

“Care Work, Globalization, and Transnational Justice: A Social Connection Model of Responsibility,” Conference in Honor of the International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, New York, NY, November 14, 2008

Author Meets Critics Session on The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape, Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, San Antonio, TX, February 21-24, 2008

"Globalization, Women's Transnational Migration, and Health Equity," Health in an Unequal World, Toronto, Canada, January 24-26, 2008

“A History of Research Ethics,” Summer Behavioral Research Institute, Office of Social Science and Behavioral Research, Airlie Center, Warrenton, VA, July 22-27, 2007

"New Principles for Research Ethics," The Nazi Doctors' Trial and the Nuremberg Codes 60 Years Later: Implications for Clinical Research and Medical Ethics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, April 19, 2007

"Caring for the Elderly Worldwide: What More Should Governments, International Lenders, and Transnational Corporations Do?" Ball State University, Muncie, IN, April 16, 2007

"Health Care and the 2006 Election," American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, Denver, CO, October 23-26, 2006

"Justice and Caregiving in the Context of Globalization," Bioethics Seminar Series, Biomedical Ethics Unit, McGill University, Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada, September 29, 2006

“A History of Research Ethics,” Summer Behavioral Research Institute, Office of Social Science and Behavioral Research, Airlie Center, Warrenton, Virginia, July 9-14, 2006

“Mandated Myopia: Re-thinking the Assessment of the Social Implications of Research,” Medical Ethics and Humanities Seminar Series, University of Western Ontario, London Ontario, May 24, 2006

“The Rhetoric of ‘Responsibility’ and Abortion,” Abortion, Morality and Responsibility: A Dialogue, Center for American Progress and Catholics for Free Choice, Washington, D.C., March 3, 2006 

“Biodefense, Social Justice, and the Ecological Imagination in Public Health,” Medical Humanities Seminar Series, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, May 25, 2005

"The Consortium to Examine Clinical Research Ethics: Re-envisioning Research Ethics," Drug Information Association, San Antonio, TX, June 18, 2003

"Participatory Research and IRBs," Dialogues for Improving Research Ethics in Environmental Health, Collaborative Initiative for Research Ethics in Environmental Health, Brown University, Providence, RI, May 30-June 1, 2003

"Emergency Health Workers and the Ethics of Crisis," National Defense and Human Research Protections, Baltimore, MD, October 21-23, 2002

“Thinking about the ‘Vulnerable’ in Research," Medical Humanities Forum, University of Maryland-Baltimore, October 17, 2002

"Bioterrorism Preparation and Public Health," Duke University and University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Bioethics Faculty Forum, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, September 12, 2002

"Gender Equity in Research," Discrimination in Medicine, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA, April 10, 2002

“Children and Decision Making in Health Research,” Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, March 20, 2001

"Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders," Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, March 21, 2000

"Moral Reasoning and the Care of 'Undesirable' Patients in the Emergency Setting," Emergency Medicine Residents Lecture Series, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, March 16, 2000

"IRBs and the History of Research Ethics," Biological Honors Society, and the Pre-health Club, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, February 22, 2000

"Beyond Protectionism: Contemporary Issues in Research Ethics," Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, October 19, 1999

"Research Involving Persons with Mental Disorders that May Affect Decision-making Capacity: Report and Recommendations of the National Bioethics Advisory Commission," Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Sentara/Norfolk General Hospital, Norfolk, VA, October 13, 1999

"The Evolution and Moral Grounding of the US System for Subject Protection," Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, July 20, 1999

"Ethical Implications of Different Approaches to Treatment for Pregnant Addicts," Old Dominion University, Human Reproduction, Norfolk, VA, April 15, 1999

"Ethical Issues in Epidemiology," Graduate Program in Public Health, Eastern Virginia School of Medicine/Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, April 5, 1999  

"Ethics in Pharmacy Policy and Practice," Annual Meeting, American Pharmaceutical Association, San Antonio, TX, March 9, 1999

 "Research Involving Emergency Patients," Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, November 17, 1998

 "Ethical Issues in Physical Therapy," Graduate Program in Physical Therapy, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, September 29, 1998

"Pregnant Women's Participation in Clinical Research: Ethical Ideals," Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, June 16, 1998

 "Research Ethics in Emergency Medicine," Emergency Medicine Residents Lecture Series, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, April 30, 1998

 "Women and the Ethics of Clinical Research: Broadening Conceptions of Justice," Women's Studies Junior Faculty Lecture, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, February 24, 1998

 "Feminist Ethics and the Ideal of Impartiality," Department of Philosophy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, March 10, 1997   

"Women in Clinical Research: Beyond the Policy Resolutions," Northwestern University Medical Center, Chicago, IL, January 29, 1997

"Reproductive Counseling: Economics, Autonomy, and Contraception," Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, November 17, 1994

"Autonomy and Responsibility: HIV Infection in the Context of Pregnancy," Grady Memorial Hospital, Emory University Center for Ethics in Public Policy and the Professions, Atlanta, GA, October 18, 1994

"Can There Be Consensus at the Limits of Viability?" Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, July 14, 1994

"Ethical Issues in Neonatology," Pediatrics Grand Rounds, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, March 31, 1994

"Cultural Pluralism in the Clinical Context: Negotiating Trust," Nursing Grand Rounds, Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, OK, December 29, 1993

"Proxy Decision Making for Incompetent Patients," Clinical Ethics Seminar, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, November 3, 1992

 

BRIEFING FOR CONGRESSIONAL STAFF

“Bioethics and the 2006 Elections: Aging, Care, and Justice” Washington, D.C., March 6, 2006

In the Media

MEDIA INTERVIEWS AND QUOTES

Just Emergencies Podcast, on migrant care workers and the 2020-2021 COVID 19 pandemic.

MediaHopper: https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/Just+Emergencies+Episode+16A+Covid-19+%26+Migrant+Care+Workers/1_79vh16ka/183542641

 Apple podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/just-emergencies-podcast/id1534157594

Fodor’s Travel , on vaccine passports. https://www.fodors.com/news/news/vaccine-passports-might-be-on-the-way-but-there-are-some-big-problems-with-them

Readers Digest, June 19, 2020, on solidarity for public health. https://www.rd.com/list/why-2020-is-the-wake-up-call-we-needed/

 The Globe Post, March 18, 2020, on migrant detainees’ vulnerability to COVID 19. https://theglobepost.com/2020/03/17/covid-19-us-migrant-detention/

 The Verge, on ethical implications of hospitals’ emergency response to COVID 19. https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/27/21197397/coronavirus-covid-19-hospitals-emergency-services-heart-attack

The Break Room, Privia Health, on ethics and wearable health devices. http://www.priviahealth.com/blog/podcast-preview-the-murky-ethics-of-wearables/

 American Journal of Nursing, on counterterrorism and humanitarian aid  https://journals.lww.com/ajnonline/FullText/2014/11000/Counterterrorism_or_Humanitarian_Aid_.18.aspx

Radio CREUM, on long-term care, health worker migration and global justice

http://www.lecre.umontreal.ca/17-radio-creum-daniel-weinstock-lisa-eckenwiler-et-chris-macdonald/