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Thomas M. Powers

Thomas M. Powers

Thomas M. Powers

Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Delaware

Director, Center for Science, Ethics & Public Policy

Thomas M. Powers was born in Honolulu and received degrees in philosophy from the College of William and Mary (BA) and the University of Texas at Austin (PhD). He has been a DAAD-Fulbright dissertation fellow at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, Germany, an NSF research fellow in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia, and a visiting researcher at the informatics laboratory of the Sorbonne University, Paris, France. He is currently Associate Professor in Philosophy and in the Biden School of Public Policy and Administration, and the director of the Center for Science, Ethics, and Public Policy, at the University of Delaware. He is a faculty affiliate of the Delaware Biotechnology Institute, the Data Science Institute, the Sociotechnical Systems Center, and the Center for Autonomous and Robotics Systems, all at the University of Delaware. His research focuses on ethics in information technology.

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