Georgetown University

Forty-five years of leadership
in ethics for a complex world.

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University helped to invent the field of bioethics, beginning a tradition of creative leadership in practical ethics that continues into the twenty-first century.

Recent News

April 17, 2017

KIE Scholar explores the ethics surrounding end-of-life planning

A local library is creating space for people to gather and talk about the taboo topic of death with facilitators. Dr. Sulmasy joins The Kojo Nnamdi Show to discuss the rising popularity of these “Death Cafes.”

April 11, 2017

Bioethics Research Showcase draws varied submissions

Undergraduate students from all across the university submitted scholarship, representing nearly twenty different majors at the College, SFS, and NHS.

April 7, 2017

KIE Journal announces lineup for special edition on 2016 US election

Editor-in-Chief Rebecca Kukla celebrates the diverse collection of unique and timely articles, due out in June.

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