Tommie Shelby presenting the Tanner Lecture in 2023 in front of an audience.

Photography by: Christine Baker

McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society

The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is committed to bringing ethical reflection to bear on important social issues through research, teaching, and community engagement. Drawing on the established strengths of Stanford’s faculty and students, the Center develops interdisciplinary ethics initiatives that relate to pressing public problems.

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Serena Zhou is a senior majoring in philosophy and minoring in math. She grew up in Beijing, China…
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Jessica Faith Lee is a political science major with minors in Spanish and music. She’s also…
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Cameron Lange is a double major in philosophy and political science. Outside of the classroom, she…

Events

March
5
Date
Tuesday, March 5, 2024. 5:30pm - 6:45pm
Location
Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305
Levinthal Hall

This free, public event will feature Professor Jennifer Morton on the notion of grit and when to…

March
8
Date
Friday, March 8, 2024. 11:30am - 1:00pm
Location
Graham Stuart Lounge - Encina Hall West, Room 400
March
12
Date
Tuesday, March 12, 2024. 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location
Humanities Center
424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305
Board Room

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The McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society is home to various programs and initiatives that explore the ethical and social dimensions of technology. Our offerings include the Ethics and Technology Minor for undergraduates, the Embedded Ethics Fellowship Program and the Interdisciplinary Fellowship Program for postdocs, and the Ethics, Society, and Technology Initiatives, which aim to build institutional bridges across disciplines.