Margaret E. Burton Professor Laurie Zoloth, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor of the Provost, Programs in Social Ethics, University of Chicago
A leader in the field of bioethics and Jewish studies, Laurie Zoloth’s research explores religion and ethics, drawing from Biblical and Talmudic texts to postmodern Jewish philosophy, including the writings of Emmanuel Levinas. She studies the ethics of genetic engineering, stem cell research, synthetic biology, social justice in health care, and the pedagogy of science and medicine. She also studies the practices of inter-religious dialogue and the role of religion public discussion and policy.
Thursday, November 15th, 2018, at 6:00 pm
Great Hall at the International House, Eleanor Roosevelt College
UC San Diego campus
Sponsor: UC San Diego, History Department; UCSD's Jewish Studies Program and the Institute for Practical Ethics