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Wendell Wallach

University of Ottawa
Visiting Fulbright Research Chair

Wendell Wallach is a visiting Fulbright Research Chair at the University of Ottawa during the fall and winter of 2015-2016. He is a scholar and consultant at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, a senior advisor to The Hastings Center, a fellow at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law (Arizona State University), and a fellow at the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology. At Yale Mr. Wallach has chaired the Center's working research group on Technology and Ethics for the past ten years and is a member of other research groups on Animal Ethics, End of Life Issues, and Neuroethics.


Wendell Wallach's latest book A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control was published by BASIC Books in June 2015. He also co-authored (with Colin Allen, Indiana University) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong, which mapped the then new field of enquiry variously called machine ethics, machine morality, or computational morality. In addition, Wendell is a series editor for the forthcoming eight volume Library of Essays on the ethics of Emerging Technology, which will be published by Ashgate in Spring 2016. 

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Thursday, November 26

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