Kelly Heuer, MA, PhD

Director of Communications

Kelly directs all communications at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, and facilitates the development of a variety of experimental, mission-centric initiatives.

Kelly holds three degrees in philosophy, which she studied with a special focus on bioethics. She was a John Harvard Scholar at Harvard, where she wrote an honors thesis on the evolution of morality, and a University Scholar at Georgetown, where she wrote a dissertation on practical reason and the will with support from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation. Her role at the KIE combines long-standing interests in ethical inquiry, philosophical pedagogy, and user-centered design.

Did you know?

Kelly was recently interviewed by the Free Range Philosophers project about how she is putting her PhD to work outside of the traditional academic career trajectory.

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