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Margaret O Little

Title

Director and Senior Research Scholar
Associate Professor, Philosophy Department

Department

Department of Philosophy
General profile

Portrait

Phone

+1 202-687-6766

Alt. phone

202-687-8099

Fax

202-687-8089

Location

Office hours

by appointment

Bio

Maggie Little, B.Phil., Ph.D., is Director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics (KIE), and a member of the Philosophy Department at Georgetown. Widely published, a Rhodes Scholar and fellow of the Hastings Center, she has twice served as Visiting Scholar in residence at the National Institutes of Health Department of Bioethics, and was appointed to the Ethics Committee of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Among her other projects, she has co-founded The Second Wave Initiative, which works to promote responsible research into the health needs of pregnant women, will launch KIE's Introduction to Bioethics MOOC in April, and is leading the design and development of Ethics Lab, an experimental lab space on campus whose team-based approach unites people on the front lines of complex moral issues with expert bioethicists and experienced strategic designers to create real and lasting change.

CV

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Education

  • Ph.D. (1994) University of California, Berkeley, Philosophy
  • B.Phil. (1985) Oxford University, University College, Philosophy
  • B.A. with Highest Honors (1983) University of Iowa, Philosophy