Collaborative Research Fellow Vladyslav Havrylov writes for the Atlantic Council on the abduction of Ukrainian children to Russia and subsequent erasure of their Ukrainian identity.
As a Jesuit and Catholic institution, Georgetown is deeply committed to the study of ethics.
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The Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs sponsors this program through which students can earn a minor in the College of Arts & Sciences or the School of Foreign Service. Participants explore the role of faith and values across topic areas.
The Department of Philosophy and the Kennedy Institute of Ethics co-sponsor this undergraduate minor. Students discuss the ethical dimensions of medicine, public policy, and technology.
Georgetown's Department of Philosophy sponsors this Ph.D. program for graduate students. The program has particular strengths in bioethics, ethical theory, the history of, the Roman Catholic philosophical tradition, the philosophy of language and mind, and political philosophy.
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and Research Programs
Established in 2001, the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service is a center for service-based scholarship and community outreach in pursuit of the common good.
Established in the 1990s, the Edmund D. Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics in the Medical Center is a university-based ethics resource for individuals who shape and give health care. The center is committed to the dynamic interplay between theory and practice, experience, and reflection.
The Georgetown Institute for the Study of Markets and Ethics in the McDonough School of Business brings together an interdisciplinary group of scholars and teachers to advance understanding of the ethical issues inherent in the functioning of the market society.
The Kennedy Institute of Ethics is a center for practically engaged ethics at Georgetown University. Established in 1971 with a founding interest in medical ethics, it is one of the oldest academic ethics centers in the world.
The Georgetown University Program on Justice and Peace is a transdisciplinary, cross-cultural community that fosters creative and collaborative explorations of complex questions of practical morality and domestic and global politics.