News Release: Politics, Religion and Ethics

Feb. 3,  2009

Experts Available to Address Ethics and Public Service

In the wake of the announcement of Tom Daschle's withdrawal from consideration as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, inevitable questions arise on the role of ethics in effective public service. Experts with Emory's Center for Ethics are available to address issues of ethics and public policy facing the new administration.

Edward L. Queen is director of the D. Abbott Turner Program in Ethics and Servant Leadership at Emory's Center for Ethics. Queen's research interests include professional ethics, religion and nonprofits, and democratization, human rights and civil society.

Edward Queen: 404.727.1240

Paul Root Wolpe is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Bioethics and director of Emory's Center for Ethics. Wolpe is immediate past-president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities, and is co-editor of the American Journal of Bioethics. He is author of more than 100 articles and book chapters. His writings range across multiple fields of sociology and bioethics, including mental health and illness, death and dying, genetics and eugenics, gender, alternative medicine, and bioethics in extreme environments such as space.

Paul Root Wolpe: 404.727.2277

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