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2021 MSU Ethics Symposium

October 14, 2021
8:00 am
-5:30 pm

MSU Ethics Symposium feature

MSU faculty and graduate students: join us to explore opportunities to advance and develop a major initiative in ethics that will:

  • be a catalyst for research in ethical theory and its applied practice;
  • provide transformative learning experiences for students to identify and discover the norms and values that will shape their lives;
  • nurture awareness and understanding of ethical challenges across the globe through the study, teaching, and practice of ethics;
  • advance community-engaged activities that bring ethics intentionally into public life.

Keynote Speakers

Anita Allen headshot

Anita L. Allen, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Internationally renowned as an expert on philosophical dimensions of privacy and data protection law, ethics, bioethics, legal philosophy, women’s rights, and diversity in higher education

Kirk O. Hanson headshot

Kirk O. Hanson
Santa Clara University

Senior fellow of the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University and former executive director of the Center. His current research interests include the design of corporate ethics programs and the responsibilities of boards for the ethical culture of organizations.

Each keynote speaker will be followed by a focus group of faculties who are interested in the various issues of outreach, research, practice, and pedagogy.

Featured MSU Speakers

  • President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.
  • Provost Teresa K. Woodruff, Ph.D.
  • Dean Christopher P. Long, Ph.D.
    • College of Arts & Letters, Honors College
  • Dean Linda Sheryl Greene, J.D.
    • College of Law
  • Dean Sanjay Gupta, Ph.D.
    • Broad College of Business

Why Attend?

  • Meet others who are interested and engaged in research, education, and outreach in ethics.
  • To participate in breakout sessions that will respond to prompts that will inform MSU’s strategic plan for an Institute for Global Ethics in Theory and Practice.
  • Opportunity to be an early participant in an important MSU initiative
  • For Graduate Students: Opportunity for a participation stipend (Restricted to 10 students).

Lunch will be provided | Reception to follow

Attendees can participate in-person or virtually, but seating is limited. We encourage all to register in advance.

The MSU Ethics Symposium was made possible by the Farrehi Family Foundation.


October 14, 2021
8:00 am-5:30 pm
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Multi-Purpose Room (M019 BCCPV)
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Minskoff Pavilion
651 N Shaw Ln
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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