A selection of journal articles from the past four years


Berling, Eric, Chet McLeskey, Michael O’Rourke, and Robert T. Pennock. (2019). “A New Method for a Virtue-Based Responsible Conduct of Research Curriculum: Pilot Test Results.” Science and Engineering Ethics 25 no. 3 (2019): 899-910.

Besley, John, Nagwan Zahry, Aaron McCright, Kevin C. Elliott, Joseph Martin, and Norbert Kaminsky. “Conflict of Interest Mitigation Procedures May Have Little Influence on the Perceived Procedural Fairness of Risk-Related Research.” Risk Analysis 39 (2019): 571-585.

Bluhm, RobynLaura Y. Cabrera, and McKenzie, R. “What We (Should) Talk About When We Talk About Deep Brain Stimulation and Personal Identity.” Neuroethics (2019, online first).

Cabrera, Laura Y.A Human Rights Approach to Low Data Reporting in Clinical Trials of Psychiatric Deep Brain Stimulation.Bioethics (2019, online first).

Cabrera, Laura Y., Marisa Brandt, Rachel McKenzie, and Robyn Bluhm. “Online Comments About Psychiatric Neurosurgery and Psychopharmacological Interventions: Public Perceptions and Comments.” Social Science & Medicine 220 (2019): 184-92.

Cabrera, Laura Y., Charles Sadle, and Erin Purcell. “Ethical Considerations of Next-Generation Electrode Arrays for Interfacing the Brain.” Nature Biomedical Engineering 3 (2019): 586-589.

Cabrera, Laura Y., Harini Sarva, and Christos Sidiropoulos. “Perspectives on the Earlier Use of Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease from a Qualitative Study of US Clinicians.” World Neurosurgery (2019, online first).

Cabrera, Laura Y., and Karen Herrera-Ferra. ¿“Neuroensanchamiento”?: Concepts and Perspectives about Neuroenhancement in the Hispanic Literature”Journal of Cognitive Enhancement (2019, online first).

Emerging Issues Task Force, International Neuroethics Society (Kellmeyer, P., Chandler, J., Cabrera, L., Carter, A., Kreitmair, K., Weiss, A., Illes, J.). “Neuroethics at 15: The Current and Future Environment for Neurotics.” AJOB Neuroscience 10 no. 3 (2019): 104-110.

Devon, Yann,  Kevin C. Elliott, Philip Macdonald, Katherine McComas, Lucia Parrino, Domagoj Vrbos, Tobin Robinson, David Spiegelhalter, and Barbara Gallani. “Conducting Fit-for-Purpose Food Safety Assessment.” European Food Safety Authority Journal 17 no. S1 (2019): e170707.

Kevin C. Elliott. Managing Social and Ethical Values in Regulatory Science and Risk Assessment.” European Food Safety Authority Journal 17 no. S1 (2019): e170709

Kevin C. Elliott. The Kaleidoscope of Citizen Science.” Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics 9 (2019): 47-52.

Elliott, Kevin C., Robert A. Montgomery, David B. Resnik, Tutilo Mudumba, Justin Booth, and Kyle Powys Whyte. “Drone Use for Environmental Research.” IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Magazine (March 2019): 106-111.

Elliott, Kevin C. and David B. Resnik, “Making Open Science Work for Science and Society.” Environmental Health Perspectives 127 no.7 (2019): 075002.

Elliott, Kevin C. and Jon Rosenberg. “Philosophical Foundations for Citizen Science.” Citizen Science: Theory and Practice 4 no. 1 (2019): 9.

Kalafatis, Scott E., Julie C. Libarkin, Kyle P. Whyte, Chris Caldwell. “Utilizing the Dynamic Role of Objects to Enhance Cross-Cultural Climate Change Collaborations“. Weather, Climate & Society 11 no. 1 (2019): 113-125.

Kendig, Catherine, and John Grey. “Can the Epistemic Value of Natural Kinds be Explained Independently of their Metaphysics?” British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (Forthcoming).

Lusk, Greg. “Saving the Data.” The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science (Forthcoming).

Kirby, Caitlin K., Citralina Haruo, Kyle P. Whyte, Julie C. Libarkin, Chris Caldwell, and Rebecca Edler. “Ethical Collaboration and the Need for Training: Partnerships Between Native American Tribes and Climate Science Organizations.” Gateways: International Journal of Community Research & Engagement 12 no. 1 (2019): 1-20.

Meager, Karen H., and Paul B. Thompson. “Before We Make a Pig’s Ear of It: How North Carolina Hog-Farming Nuisance Suits Provide a Context for the Ethics of Gene Editing.” North Carolina Law Review 97 (2019): 1273-1328.

Resinik, David B. and Kevin C. Elliott. “Value-Entanglement and the Integrity of Scientific Research.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 75 (2019): 1-11.

Robinson, Brian, Chad Gonnerman, and Michael O’Rourke. (2019). “Experimental Philosophy of Science and Philosophical Differences Across the Sciences.” Philosophy of Science. 86 no. 3 (2019): 551-576.

Settles, Isis H., Sheila T. Brassel, Patricia A. Soranno, Kendra S. Cheruvelil, Georgina M. Montgomery, and Kevin C. Elliott. “Team Climate Mediates the Effect of Diversity on Environmental Science Team Satisfaction and Data Sharing.” PLoS ONE 14 no.7 (2019): e0219196.

Thompson, Paul B.Smells Like Team Spirit: A Response to Comments on The Spirit of the Soil.” Ethics Policy and the Environment (2019, online first).

Valles, Sean A., Zachary Piso, and Michael O’Rourke “Coupled Ethical-Epistemic Analysis as a Tool for Environmental Science.” Ethics, Policy & Environment (Forthcoming).


Berling, Eric, Chet McLeskey, Michael O’Rourke, and Robert T. Pennock. “A New Method for a Virtue-based Responsible Conduct of Research Curriculum: Pilot Test Results.” Science & Engineering Ethics (2018): 1-12.

Bluhm, Robyn, and Kirstin Borgerson. “An Epistemic Argument for Research-Practice Integration in Medicine.” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 43 no. 4 (2018): 469-84.

Cabrera, Laura Y., Marisa Brandt, Rachel McKenzie, and Robyn Bluhm. “Comparison of Philosophical Concerns Between Professionals and the Lay Public Regarding Two Psychiatric Treatments.” AJOB Empirical Bioethics 9 no. 4 (2018): 252-66.

Cabrera, Laura Y., Hayden M. K. Boyce, Rachel McKenzie, and Robyn Bluhm. “Conflicts of Interest and Industry Professional Relationships in Psychiatric Neurosurgery: A Comparative Literature Review.” Neurosurgical FOCUS 45 no. 2 (2018): 1-8.

Douglas, Heather. “From Tapestry to Loom: Broadening the Perspective on Values in Science.” Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology 10 no. 8 (2018): 1-8.

Douglas, Heather. “Resisting the Great Endarkenment: On the Future of Philosophy.”  Philosophical Inquiries 6 no. 2 (2018): 93-106.  

Elliott, Kevin C. “Addressing Industry-Funded Research with Criteria for Objectivity.” Philosophy of Science 85 no. 5 (2018): 857-868.

Elliott, Kevin C. “Précis of A Tapestry of Values: An Introduction to Values in Science.” Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology 10 no. 7 (2018): 1-6.

Elliott, Kevin C. “A Tapestry of Values: Response to My Critics.” Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology 10 no. 11 (2018): 1-10.

Engel-Glatter, Sabrina., Laura Y. Cabrera, Yousri Marzouki, and Bernice S. Elger. “Teaching Bioethics to a Large Number of Biology and Pharma Students: Lessons Learned.” Ethics and Behavior 28 no. 1 (2018): 70-90.

Hall, Troy E., Zachary Piso, Jesse Engebretson, and Michael O’Rourke. “Evaluating a Dialogue-Based Approach to Teaching About Values and Policy in Graduate Transdisciplinary Environmental Science Programs.” PLoS ONE 13 no. 9 (2018): 1-24.

Hatfield, Samantha C., Elizabeth Marino, Kyle P. Whyte, Kathie D. Dello, and Philip W. Mote. “Indian Time: Time, Seasonality, and Culture in Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Climate Change.” Ecological Processes 7 no. 25 (2018): 1-11.

Kendig, Catherine. “Considering the Role Marked Variation Plays in Classifying Humans: A Normative Approach.” Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology 10 no. 13 (2018): 1-15.   

Kohn, Cory, Robert T. Pennock, James J. Smith, Michael J. Wiser and Louise S. Mead. “A Digital Technology-based Introductory Biology Course Designed for Engineering and Other Non-life Science STEM Majors” Computer Applications in Engineering Education.  (2018): 1-12.

Lake, Danielle, and Paul B. Thompson, “Philosopher-As-Liaison? Lessons from Sustainable Knowledge and American Philosophy.” Dewey Studies 2 no. 1 (2018): 10-41.

Lark, Amy, Robert T. Pennock, James J. Smith, Louise S. Mead, and Gail Richmond. “Exploring the Relationship Between Experiences with Digital Evolution and Students’ Scientific Understanding and Acceptance of Evolution.” American Biology Teacher 80 no. 2 (2018): 74-86.

Thompson, Paul B. “The Role of Ethics in Gene Drive Research and Governance.” Journal of Responsible Innovation 5 sup 1 (2018): S159-S179.

Whyte, Kyle P. “Critical Investigations of Resilience: A Brief Introduction to Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences.” Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 147 no. 2 (2018): 136-147.

Whyte, Kyle P. “Indigenous Science (Fiction) for the Anthropocene: Ancestral Dystopias and Fantasies of Climate Crises.” Environment & Planning E: Nature and Space 1 no. 1-2 (2018): 224-242.


Besley, John C., Aaron M. McCright, Nagwan Zahry, Kevin C. Elliott, Norbert E. Kaminski, and Joseph D. Martin. “Perceived Conflict of Interest in Health Science Partnerships.” PLoS ONE 12 no. 4 (2017): 1-20.

Buckley, Jennifer A., Paul B. Thompson, and Kyle P. Whyte. “Collingridge’s Dilemma and the Early Ethical Assessment of Emerging Technology: The Case of Nanotechnology Enabled Biosensers.” Technology in Society 48 (2017): 54-63.

Cabrera, Laura Y. “Reframing Human Enhancement: A Population Health Perspective.” Frontiers in Sociology 2 no 4. (2017): 1-5.

Cabrera, Laura Y., Rachel McKenzie, and Robyn Bluhm. “Beyond the Technology: Attribution and Agency in Treatments for Mental Disorders.” AJOB Neuroscience 2 no. 8 (2017): 92-94.

Elliott, Kevin C., Aaron M. McCright, Summer Allen, and Thomas Dietz. “Values in Environmental Research: Citizens’ Views of Scientists Who Acknowledge Values.” PLoS ONE 12 no. 10 (2017): 1-18.

Elliott, Kevin C., Isis H. Settles, Sheila T. Brassel, Georgina M. Montgomery, Kendra S. Cheruvelil, and Patricia A. Soranno. “Honorary Authorship Practices in Environmental Science Teams: Structural and Cultural Factors and Solutions.” Accountability in Research 24 no. 2 (2017): 80-98.

Hall, Troy E., Jesse Engebretson, Michael O’Rourke, Zachary Piso, Kyle P. Whyte, and Sean A. Valles. “The Need for Social Ethics in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science Graduate Programs: Results from a Nation-Wide Survey in the United States. Science and Engineering Ethics.” Science and Engineering Ethics 23 no. 2 (2017): 565–588.

Kendig, Catherine, and Todd T. Eckdahl. “Reengineering Metaphysics: Modularity, Parthood, and Evolvability in Metabolic Engineering.” Philosophy, Theory, and Practice in Biology 9 no. 8. (2017): 1-21.

Lusk, Greg. “The Social Utility of Event Attribution: Liability, Adaptation, and Justice-Based Loss and Damage.” Climatic Change 143 no. 1–2 (2017): 201–12.

Miller, Boaz and Isaac Record. “Responsible Epistemic Technologies: A Social-Epistemelogical Analysis of Auto-Completed Web Search.” New Media and Society 19 no. 12 (2017): 1945–1963.

Pennock, Robert T., and Michael O’Rourke. “Developing a Scientific Virtue-Based Approach to Science Ethics Training.” Science and Engineering Ethics 23 no. 1 (2017): 243–262.

Steel, Daniel, Chad Gonnerman, and Michael O’Rourke. “Scientists’ Attitudes on Science and Values: Case Studies and Survey Methods in Philosophy of Science.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 63 (2017): 22–30.

Thompson, Paul B. “Analytic and Pragmatist Food Ethics: Method and Approach.” Pragmatism Today 8 no. 2 (2017): 10-23.

Thompson, Paul B. “And Don’t Forget Food Ethics.” The American Journal of Bioethics 17 no. 9 (2017): 22-24.

Thompson, Paul B. “From Field to Fork and on to Philosophy: Response to Commentators.” Social Philosophy Today 33 (2017): 225-232.

Turner, Hannah, Gabby Resch, Daniel Southwick, Rhonda McEwen, Adam K. Dubé and Isaac Record. “Using 3D Printing to Enhance Understanding and Engagement with Young Audiences: Lessons from Workshops in a Museum.” Curator: The Museum Journal 60 no. 3 (2017): 311–333.

Vega, Irving E., Laura Y. Cabrera, Cassandra M. Wygant, Daniel Velez-Ortiz, and Scott E. Counts. “Alzheimer’s Disease in the Latino Community: Intersection of Genetics and Social Determinants of Health.” Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease 58, no. 4 (2017): 979-92.


Bosque-Pérez, Nilsa A., P. Zion Klos, Jo Ellen Force, Lisette P. Waits, Kate Cleary, Paul Rhoades, Sara M. Galbraith, Amanda L. Bentley Brymer, Michael O’Rourke, Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Bryan Finegan, J.D. Wulfhorst, Nicole Sibelet, and Joseph D. Holbrook. “A Pedagogical Model for Team-Based, Problem-Focused Interdisciplinary Doctoral Education.” BioScience 66 no. 6 (2016): 477–88.

Cabrera, Laura Y. “Is External Pressure Really the Key Objection Against Neurosurgery for Imprisoned Psychopaths?AJOB Neuroscience 7 no. 3 (2016): 173-75.

Cabrera, Laura Y. “Inductive Risks, Inferences and the Role of Values in Disorders of Consciousness.” AJOB Neuroscience 7 no. 1 (2016): 57-59.

Cabrera, Laura Y., Jordan Tesluk, Michelle Chakraborti, Ralph Matthews, and Judy Illes. “Brain matters: From Environmental Ethics to Environmental Neuroethics.” Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source 15 no. 20 (2016): 1-5.

Cabrera, Laura Y., and Bernice Elger. “Memory Interventions in the Criminal Justice System: Some Practical Ethical Considerations.” Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 13 no. 1 (2016): 95-103.

Chief, Karletta, Alison Meadow, and Kyle P. Whyte. “Engaging Southwestern Tribes in Sustainable Water Resources Topics and Management“. Water 8 no. 8 (2016): 1-21.

Elliot, Kevin C., Kendra S. Cheruvelil, Georgina M. Montgomery, and Patricia A. Sorann. “Conceptions of Good Science in Our Data-Rich World.” BioScience 66 no. 10 (2016): 880-889

Elliott, Kevin C. “Standardized Study Designs, Value Judgments, and Financial Conflicts of Interest.” Perspectives on Science 24 no. 5 (2016): 529-551.

Halpern, Megan K., Jathan Sadowski, Joey Eschrich, Ed Finn, and David H. Guston. “Stitching Together Creativity and Responsibility: Interpreting Frankenstein Across Disciplines.” Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society 36 no. 1 (2016): 49-57.

Halpern, Megan K., and Lee Humphreys. “Iphoneography as an Emergent Art World.” New Media & Society, 18 no. 1 (2016): 62-81.

Hoffman, Ginger A., and Robyn Bluhm. “Neurosexism and Neurofeminism.” Philosophy Compass 11 no. 11 (2016): 716-729.

Kendig, Catherine. “What is Proof of Concept Research and How Does it Generate Epistemic and Ethical Categories for Future Scientific Practice?” Science and Engineering Ethics 22 no.3 (2016): 735-753.

Lusk, Greg. “Computer Simulation and the Features of Novel Empirical Data.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A Vol. 56 (2016): 145-152.

O’Rourke, Michael, Stephen Crowley, and Chad Gonnerman. “On the Nature of Cross-Disciplinary Integration: A Philosophical Framework.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 56 (2016): 62–70.

Piso, Zachary, Michael O’Rourke, and Kathleen C. Weathers. “Out of the Fog: Catalyzing Integrative Capacity in Interdisciplinary Research.” Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 56 (2016): 84–94.

Resnik, David B., and Kevin C. Elliott. “The Ethical Challenges of Socially Responsible Science.” Accountability in Research 23 no. 1 (2016): 31-46.

Smith, James J., Wendy R. Johnson, Amy M. Lark, Louise S. Mead, Michael J. Wiser, and Robert T. Pennock. “An Avida-ED Digital Evolution Curriculum for Undergraduate Biology.” Evolution: Education and Outreach 9 no. 9 (2016): 1-11.

Thompson, Paul B. “The Emergence of Food Ethics.” Food Ethics 1 no. 1 (2016): 61-74.

Thompson, Paul B. “Machines, Watersheds and Sustainability.” The Pluralist 11 no. 1 (2016): 110-116.

Valles, Sean A. “The Challenges of Choosing and Explaining a Phenomenon in Epidemiological Research on the ‘Hispanic Paradox‘”. Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 37 no. 2 (2016): 129-148.

Valles, Sean A., Douglas B. Luckie, Georgina M. Montgomery, Elizabeth H. Simmons, Ryan D. Sweeder, and Aklilu Zeleke. “Updating the Two Cultures: How Structures Can Promote Interdisciplinary Cultures.” Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning 48 no. 6 (2016): 28-35.

Whyte, Kyle P., Joseph P. Brewer II, and Jay T. Johnson. “Weaving Indigenous Science, Protocols and Sustainability Science.” Sustainability Science 11 no. 1 (2016): 25-32.