Dr. Elizabeth Hildt (Professor of Philosophy and Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions, Illinois Institute of Technology)
Elisabeth Hildt is interested in philosophical and ethical aspects of science and technology. Her research focuses on bioethics, ethics & technology, neurophilosophy, neuroethics, and ethical aspects of Artificial Intelligence.
After having completed her studies in biochemistry, she became a fellow of the post-graduate program Ethics in the Sciences and Humanities at the University of Tübingen, where she did her doctorate writing a thesis on personal identity issues in neural grafting. Afterwards, she was the scientific coordinator of the interdisciplinary project European Network for Biomedical Ethics. After several years of post-doctoral experience at the University of Munich she was an assistant professor at the Chair for Ethics in the Life Sciences at the University of Tübingen. From 2008 to summer 2014, Elisabeth Hildt was the head of the Research Group on Neuroethics/Neurophilosophy at the Department of Philosophy at the University of Mainz.
CARE events promote multidisciplinary and exploratory discussion of cutting-edge issues in the field of research ethics. In doing so, CARE aims to advance Ohio State’s shared values and build a community around the topic of research integrity.