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  • Rider W. Foley

    Associate Professor Director, Policy Internship Program
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    Dr. Rider W. Foley is an associate professor in the science, technology & society program in the Department of Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. He is the principal investigator at University of Virginia on the ‘4C Project’ on Cultivating Cultures of Ethical STEM education.

  • MC Forelle

    Assistant Professor
    MC Forelle is an assistant professor in Engineering & Society at the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Virginia. Their work broadly examines the intersection of law, technology, and culture, with particular interests in materiality, sustainability, and…
  • Pedro is an experienced scholar and lecturer who has previously worked with theoretical and applied research at the intersection of Anthropology, Science & Technology Studies and Law, with interdisciplinary and critical perspectives, including access to knowledge and civic engagement…
  • James F. Groves

    Associate Professor Dept. of Engineering & Society (primary appointment) Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering (courtesy appointment)
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    James Groves is a leading university educator in the field of sustainable development. In the classroom he educates his students about sustainable energy systems; his overarching goal is to help "people and planet." His current efforts include Introduction to Sustainable Energy Systems and Global Context of Clean Energy Materials.

  • Sergio Guillen Grillo

    Assistant Professor, Engineering & Society
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    Sergio Guillén is a scholar and practitioner in public policy, conflict resolution, and democratic deliberation, with extensive experience in social and environmental governance and dialogue. He earned his Ph.D. from the Crawford School of Public Policy at the Australian National…
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    Doc Jacques was initially on the faculty of the School of Engineering & Applied Science from 1998 – 2001; prior to retiring from the Federal government he returned to a teaching position in the School of Engineering on August 15, 2019. He officially retired from the US Department of…
  • Deborah G. Johnson

    Professor Emeritus, Engineering and Society Olsson Professor Emeritus of Applied Ethics Adjunct Professor, Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen, Norway
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    During her career, Johnson has taught engineering students at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Virginia. In research, Johnson is best known for her work on computer ethics and engineering ethics. She published one of the first textbooks on computer ethics in 1985. 

  • Benjamin Joseph Laugelli

    Assistant Professor
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    Benjamin Joseph Laugelli researches and teaches about social and ethical aspects of technology and engineering practice. His work examines sustainable design values, technology and science fiction, and the LEGO(R) Group's brand identity and practices. 

  • Garrick Louis

    Associate Professor, Systems and Information Engineering, Engineering & Society
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    Garrick Louis is Associate Professor of Systems and Information Engineering and Engineering and Society at the University of Virginia. He is director of the Small Infrastructure and Development Center and director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Department of Systems and Information Engineering.

  • Kathryn A. Neeley

    Associate Professor
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    Neeley has been on faculty of the School of Engineering & Applied Science since 1979 and might be best described as a English major who found her calling in engineering. She is inspired by the potential of technology to promote human flourishing and by an understanding of engineering as a potentially ideal combination of practicality and vision.