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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

March 26, 2020

KIE Scholars React to COVID-19

Acting Director of the KIE, Dr. Daniel Sulmasy, and Dr. Karen Stohr, Senior Research Scholar at the KIE, are answering “Ask the Coronavirus Ethicist” in daily posts in Washingtonian.

March 23, 2020

KIE Mourns the Loss of Senior Research Scholar Fr. John Langan

Fr. John Langan, SJ, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, passed away on March 20, 2020. He was 79.

March 11, 2020

KIE Update Regarding COVID-19

Georgetown University is moving all classroom instruction for all of our schools to virtual learning environments, beginning March 16 2020.

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