The interdisciplinary Ethics Institute is dedicated to bringing ethical analysis and evaluation to bear on pressing social and environmental issues, as well as to promoting ethical reflection on decisions and challenges in contemporary life.
The Ethics Institute at Northeastern University conducts original research in the areas of applied ethics, religious ethics, ethical theory, social and political philosophy, and formal methods in ethics and epistemology. On this website you will find information about Institute programs and events, current research foci and projects, ethics education at Northeastern, and Institute researchers.
John Basl, Ronald Sandler, and Sina Fazelpour Named Experts in New AI Ethics Advisory Board07.29.2022
Boston Becomes Experiential Learning Lab in Northeastern Humanities Institute07.20.2022
Serena Parekh on the Ukrainian humanitarian crisis03.01.2022
Free Speech on Social Media Doesn’t Mean the Same Thing Around the World01.20.2022
Ethics Institute Study Finds Broad Bipartisan Support For Social Media ‘Labeling’ to Counter Misinformation, Problematic Speech09.17.2021
New Ethics Institute/Atlantic Council Report on Building AI and Data Ethics Capacity in Organizations08.05.2021