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Department of Philosophy

Collin O'Neil

Collin O'Neil (B.A., Luther College; Ph.D., UCLA) is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Lehman College. His fields of interest are moral philosophy, applied ethics, and bioethics. Before coming to Lehman College he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health, a bioethicist at the Research Ethics Group, Division of AIDS, at the National Institutes of Health, and an Assistant Professor / Faculty Fellow at the Center for Bioethics at New York University.

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Recent Publications

  • "Profile Evidence, Fairness, and the Risks of Mistaken Convictions" (with Marcello Di Bello), Ethics (forthcoming)
  • "The Practice of Pharmaceutics and the Moral Responsibility to Expand Access to Investigational Drugs" (with Michael Buckley), Journal of Medicine and Philosophy (forthcoming)
  • “Consent in Clinical Research,” inĀ Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent, eds. Peter Schafer and Andreas Muller (Routledge, 2018)
  • "Betraying Trust," in Philosophy of Trust, eds. Paul Faulkner and Thomas Simpson (Oxford University Press, 2017)
  • Current Controversies in Bioethics, eds. S. Matthew Liao and Collin O'Neil (Routledge, 2017)
  • "Consent and Rights in Comparative Effectiveness Trials," AMA Journal of Ethics 16 (2014)
  • "Peer Commentary: Methodological and Inducement Manipulation," American Journal of Bioethics 13 (2013) 
  • "Lying, Trust, and Gratitude," Philosophy & Public Affairs 40 (2012)
  • "When Scientists Deceive: Applying the Federal Regulations," Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics 37 (2009)