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Embedded Ethics Conference




Meet the Embedded Ethics Conference speakers.

Keynote Speakers

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Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar

President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; Former Justice of the Supreme Court of California; Visiting Scholar and former Herman Phleger Professor, Stanford Law School; Advisory Council, Stanford HAI

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Barbara Grosz

Higgins Research Professor of Natural Sciences, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Invited Talk


Nicki Washington

Professor of the Practice of the Computer Science Department, Duke University

Panelists and Moderators


Brett A. Becker

Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science, University College Dublin

Kathleen Creel

Kathleen Creel

HAI Network Affiliate; Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science, Northeastern University


David Danks

Professor of Data Science & Philosophy, University of California, San Diego


Casey Fiesler

Associate Professor of Information Science and (By courtesy) of Computer Science, University of Colorado Boulder


Kathi Fisler

Research Professor of Computer Science, Brown University; Associate Director, CS Undergraduate Program; Co-Director, Bootstrap


Michael Goldweber

Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department, Xavier University


Diane Horton

Professor, Teaching Stream, in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Toronto


Ryan Jenkins

Associate Professor of Philosophy; Senior Fellow at the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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Allison Kuklok

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Saint Michael's College 

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Meica Magnani

Assistant Teaching Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science, Northeastern University


Jaye Nias

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Spelman College


Evan M. Peck

Associate Professor of Computer Science, Bucknell University


Irina Raicu

Director of the Internet Ethics Program at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, Santa Clara University


Rob Reich

Professor of Political Science, Faculty Director of the McCoy Family Center for Ethics in Society, and the Marc and Laura Andreessen Faculty Co-Director of the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society; Associate Director, Stanford HAI


Vance Ricks

Associate Teaching Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science, Northeastern University 


Atri Rudra

Katherine Johnson Chair in Artificial Intelligence; Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo

Mehran Sahami

Mehran Sahami

Tencent Chair of the Computer Science Department; James and Ellenor Chesebrough Professor in the School of Engineering; Professor (Teaching) in the Computer Science Department; Bass Fellow in Undergraduate Education, Stanford University

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Macy Salzberger

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, San Francisco State University

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Alison Simmons

Samuel H. Wolcott Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University


Jennifer Widom

Frederick Emmons Terman Dean, School of Engineering; Fletcher Jones Professor in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Lightning Talks and Demonstrations


William Cochran

Postdoctoral Fellow in Embedded EthiCS, Harvard University

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Noelle Brown

PhD Student in Human-Centered Computing, University of Utah

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Stacy Doore

Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Colby College

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Trystan Goetze

Postdoctoral Fellow in Embedded EthiCS, Harvard University


David Grant

Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, University of Florida; Senior Research Fellow in Digital Ethics and Governance, Jain Family Institute

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Kevin Lin

Assistant Teaching Professor in the Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington


John Sullins

Professor of Philosophy, Sonoma State University; Director of Programming, Sonoma State University Center for Ethics Law and Society (CELS)