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Anne Newman

Anne Newman
Executive Director
Embedded Ethics Director
Honors Program Advisor

Anne Newman is the executive director of the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society. She oversees all aspects of the Center’s programming to build capacity for interdisciplinary ethics research, education, and outreach. She works with the Faculty Director to set and implement the Center’s vision and leads the Center’s postdoctoral program and the Embedded Ethics program. She received her doctorate from Stanford University’s School of Education in philosophy of education. Her research interests focus on the intersection of contemporary political philosophy and education policy, ethics education in higher education, and research ethics. She is a 2009 recipient of a National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship and the author of Realizing Educational Rights: Advancing School Reform through Courts and Communities (University of Chicago Press, 2013), and a co-author of Between Movement and Establishment: Organizations Advocating for Youth (Stanford University Press, 2009). Before joining the Center, she was an assistant professor at Washington University and a researcher at the University of California Center for Collaborative Research for an Equitable California.


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