Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Andrew Peterson joins IPPP

APThe IPPP is happy to announce that Andrew Peterson will be joining the institute starting in Fall 2016. He will also be teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Mason's philosophy department.

Andrew received his PhD in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario and is a previous recipient of the Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship.

He is currently an affiliate member of the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the Brain and Mind Institute.

Andrew Peterson's research centres on bioethics and the philosophy of neuroscience, with emphasis on the ethical treatment of individuals with disorders of consciousness. Andrew's research is situated in an interdisciplinary research program entitled, "The Ethics of Neuroimaging After Serious Brain Injury" funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. This research program investigates questions of informed consent, disclosure of research results, and the ethical conduct of neuroscience research in clinical populations.

 

For more information on Andrew Peterson's research and career, click here.

 

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