18th International Conference
on Ethics Across the Curriculum



Utah Valley University
Salt Lake City, Utah
Date: October 6-8, 2016

Directors

Elaine Englehard (Utah Valley University)
Donna Werner (St. Louis Community College)
Alan Preti (Rosemont College)
Michael Pritchard (Western Michigan University

Registration, Program,
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Program (as pdf)
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$OCIAL JUSTICE & BIOETHICS: The Rich, The Poor, and the Re$t of Us
 
 
Schedule Summary
 
Thursday, October 6

8:00 – 10:00 am Registration (Brighton Foyer)
8:45 am Welcome: Elaine Englehardt, Utah Valley University (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
9:00 – 10:15 am Opening Keynote: Leslie Francis, University of Utah (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
10:15 – 10:30 am Break
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Session 1
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch (Brighton Foyer)
1:15 – 2:45 pm Concurrent Session 2
2:45 – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 – 4:30 pm Concurrent Session 3
5:00 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception (Deer Valley)
7:00 pm Dinner on Own
 
Friday, October 7
 
8:00 – 10:00 am Registration (Brighton Foyer)
9:00 – 10:00 am Plenary I: Mario R. Capecchi, University of Utah (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
10:00 – 10:30 am Break
10:15 am – 12: 45 pm *Special Excursion: Welfare Square and LDS Humanitarian Center* 
10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Session 4
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch (Brighton Foyer)
1:15 – 3:15 pm Concurrent Session 5
3:15 – 3:30 pm Break
3:30 – 4:30 pm Special Session for Authors
4:30 – 5:30 pm Networking/Cocktails on Own
5:30 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Reception (Deer Valley)
7:00 – 9:00 pm Banquet and Presidential Address (Salon A – C)
 
Saturday, October 8
 
8:00 – 9:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast (Brighton Foyer)
8:00 – 8:55 am Business Meeting – open to all (Solitude)
9:00 – 10:15 am Plenary II: Insoo Hyun, Case Western University (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
10:20 am – 11:20 pm Concurrent Session 6
11:30 am – 12:30 pm Luncheon Plenary: James A. Anderson, University of Utah (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)

Room Assignments

Concurrent Sessions: Alta/Snowbird/Brighton, Park City, Salon A, Solitude
Receptions: Deer Valley
Banquet and Presidential Address: Salon A – C

Program Schedule
 

Thursday, October 6
 
Registration (Brighton Foyer)
8:00 – 10:00 am
 
Welcome: Elaine Englehardt, Utah Valley University (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
8:45 – 9:00 am

Opening Keynote (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
“The Significance of Injustice for Bioethics”
Leslie Francis, University of Utah
9:00 – 10:15 am

Break
10:15 – 10:30 am
 
Concurrent Session 1
10:30 am – 12:00 pm
 
1A. Medical Error, Health Care, and Human Rights (Alta)
Chair: Mark Vopat, Youngstown State University

“Medical Mistakes Happen; they don’t have anything to do with Social Injustice. Really?”
Angelika Potempa, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

“Justice in Global Health: Neoliberalism, Human Rights, and Cosmopolitan Democracy”
Laura Newhart, Eastern Kentucky University

“Antibiotic Resistance as Medical Error”
Insoo Hyun, Case Western Reserve University

 

1B. Panel: Emerging Technologies and Social Justice: CRISPR, Genome Editing, and Zika Eradication (Snowbird)
Chair: Richard Wilson, Towson University

Michael Nestor, The Hussman Institute for Autism
Richard Wilson, Towson University
Erik Wingrove-Haugland, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

1C. Teaching Ethics: Mindfulness in the Classroom (Brighton)
Chair: Courtney Davis, Utah Valley University

“Teaching Meditation, Teaching Ethics”
Lisa Kretz, University of Evansville

“Teaching to Trauma: Ethics and Obligations in the Classroom”
Melissa Burchard, University of North Carolina Asheville

 

1D. Health Care, Property Rights, and Prevention (Solitude)
Chair: Allison Cohen, Langley High School

“Organ Donations, the Self, and Property: Ethical and Political Problems”
Glen Miller, Texas A&M University

“Health Care and Social Justice”
Stephen Satris, Clemson University
 
“The Prevention Narrative”
Roel Feys, University of South Carolina

 

Lunch (Brighton Foyer)
12:00 – 1:15 pm

 

Concurrent Session 2
1:15 – 2:45 pm

2A. Moral Psychology, Religion, and Social Justice (Solitude)
Chair: David McGraw, James Madison University   

“Beyond Euthyphro: Mapping a New Relationship between Religion and Morality”
Cliff Guthrie, Husson University

“Religion, Social Justice, and the New Eugenics: Transcending the Market for Human Enhancement”
Charles McDaniel, Jr., Baylor University

 “A Teaching Moment: Pro Life vs. Social Justice Polarization at Election Time”
Edgar Velez, Columbus State Community College

 

 

2B. Moral Theory (Snowbird)
Chair: Donna Werner, St. Louis Community College

“Must a Moral Theory Address ALL Questions?”
Christopher Meyers, California State University Bakersfield

“Solving Dilemmas with Higher-Order Preferences”
Bertrand Andre Rossert, World Bank

“Life's a Risky Business: The Problem of Moral Liability and Risky Behavior”
Jennifer Kling, Siena Heights University

 

2C. Panel: The Ethics of Clothing: An Interdisciplinary Analysis (Brighton)
Chair: Dan Wueste, Clemson University

Linda Johnston, Crystal Money, and Alicia Whittle, Kennesaw State University

 

2D. Teaching Ethics: Issues and Strategies for Biology and Bioethics Instructors (Solitude)
Chair: John Uglietta, Grand Valley State University
 
“Some Intrinsic Ethical Problems of Teaching Organic Evolution”
Ruhul Kuddus, Utah Valley University

“Using Rawls to Motivate Questions of Social Justice and Genetic Enhancement”
Allison Cohen, Langley High School

 

Break
2:45 – 3:00 pm

 

Concurrent Session 3
3:00 – 4:30 pm

3A. Panel: Moral Imagination (Alta)
Chair: Deborah S. Mower, University of Mississippi

“Teaching Ethics in the Context of Ecological Crisis: A Case for Cultivating Moral Imagination”
Lisa Kretz, University of Evansville          

“Dewey and Moral Inquiry: The Role of Imaginative Deliberation in Moral Decision-Making”
Alan A. Preti, Rosemont College    

“Confucian Moral Imagination and Ethical Decision-making in Engineering”
Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines

 

3B. Interdisciplinary Projects and Case Study Pedagogy (Snowbird)
Chair: Brian Birch, Utah Valley University

“Making Medicines: An Integrative Project with Philosophy, Sociology, and Biology Faculty”
Aaron Kostko, University of Minnesota Rochester

“Using Decision Dilemma Cases & Ethical Reasoning Guidelines to Humanize Public Administration for the General Education Student”
Chandra Commuri, California State University Bakersfield

 

3C. Autonomy, Informed Consent, and Non-Maleficence (Alta)
Chair: Alan Tomhave, Youngstown State University

“Social Injustices & Informed Consent: Reasons to Adopt a Consent-as-Relational-Autonomy Model of Informed Consent”
Pamela Lomelino, Loyola University Chicago

“The Many Shades of Non-maleficence and their Applications in Seeking Social Justice in Medicine”
Kim Skoog, University of Guam

“Pluralism, Ethical Relativism and Non-maleficence in Critical Cultural Awareness Training”
Wanda Borges, David A. Martinez, Chenit Ong-Flaherty
and Dellanira Valencia-Garcia, University of San Francisco
Linda Summers, New Mexico State University

 

 

Cocktail Reception (Deer Valley)
5:00 – 7:00 pm
 

Dinner (on your own)
7:00 pm
 

 

 

Friday, October 7

Registration (Brighton Foyer)
8:00 – 10:00 am

Plenary Presentation I (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
“Ethical Obligations and Designer Genes”
Mario R. Capecchi, University of Utah 
9:00 – 10:00 am

Break
10:00 am – 10:30 am

 

*Special Excursion to Welfare Square and the Humanitarian Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints*
10:15 am – 12:45 pm

 

Concurrent Session 4
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 pm

4A. Health Care Disparities: Discrimination and Marginalization (Alta)
Chair: Kim Skoog, University of Guam

“The Official Ethics as Major Cause of Exclusion and Self-exclusion”
Paul Eduardo, Universidad Nacional de San Juan, Argentina      

“Healthcare Disparities and Older Women”
Jeanne Sokolec, Loyola University Chicago

“Health and Immigration: Using Ethical Thought to Promote Awareness About the Health Plight of Immigrants”
Robert V. Doyle, California Lutheran University

 

4B. Deception in Clinical Practice and Research (Snowbird)
Chair: Kelly Smith, Clemson University

“When Is Deception in Research Justified?
Adam Shatsky, Grand Valley State University

“Deception and the Clinical Ethicist”
Christopher Meyers, California State University Bakersfield

“Why Should Medical Care Be “Family-Centered”?
Nate Olson, California State University Bakersfield
4C. Bioethics and Social Justice: Beginnings and Breakthroughs (Brighton)
Chair: Peggy Vandenberg, Grand Valley State University

“Who Shall Live, Who Shall Die: Social Justice and the Beginnings of Bioethics”
Courtney Campbell, Oregon State University

“How Much Should a Miracle Cost? Making Sure the “Miracle” of Gene Therapy is Available to All”
Maria Kefalas, St. Joseph’s University

 

4D. Engineering Ethics Pedagogy (Solitude)
Chair: Wade Robison, Rochester Institute of Technology

“Engaging the Ecology of Data: Designing an Online Tutorial on Ethical Data Management for Graduate Engineering Students”
Xiaofeng Tang, Pennsylvania State University

“Educating Morally Sensitive and Self-Reflective Engineers: Ethical Autobiography as a Tool for Moral Pedagogy”
Sandy Woodson and Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines

“Engineering Ethics Education 2.0: Toward Ethics Education to Promote the Well-being of Individual Engineers and the Society”
Jun Fudano, Tokyo Institute of Technology

 

Lunch (Brighton Foyer)
12:00 – 1:15 pm

 

Concurrent Session 5
1:15 – 3:15 pm

5A. Teaching Ethics through Fictive and Non-fictive Narrative (Alta)
Chair: Lisa Kretz, University of Evansville

“Teaching Bioethics Through Literature”
Courtney Campbell, Oregon State University

“The Modern Ethics of Antigone”
Claudia Hauer, United States Air Force Academy

“Ethics in the Auto-Graphic Novel: A Sample Course”
Karen Vanmeenen, Rochester Institute of Technology

“Vital Literature: Advancing Bioethics through Contemporary Nonfiction”
Timothy Jussaume, Saint Leo University
5B. Panel: “Check your Humanity at the Door” (Snowbird)
Chair: Cliff Guthrie, Husson University

“Can Humanity Thrive in Medical Institutions?”
Jefferey Byrnes, Grand Valley State University

“Human Differences – Value Pluralism”
Matthew Oudbier, Grand Valley State University

“A Complicated Relationship”
John Uglietta, Grand Valley State University

“Aspects of Humanity: What it means to have Human Feelings”
 Peggy Vandenberg, Grand Valley State University

 

5C. The Virtues of Professional Ethics (Brighton)
Chair: Michael Pritchard, Western Michigan University

“What Would it mean to Teach Science and Engineering as Practices?”
Mark Bourgeois, Notre Dame University

“Developing the Virtue Ethics Agenda in Media and Communication Ethics”
Sandra Borden, Western Michigan University

“Professional Ethics as Perfectionist Moral Friendship”
Jon Borowicz, Milwaukee School of Engineering

“Norm Conflict and the Telos of Practice”
Dan Wueste, Clemson University

 

5D. Ethics across the Campus and Curriculum (Solitude)
Chair: Elaine Englehardt, Utah Valley University

“Justice, Gender, and Ethics Labs at ASU”
Jonathan Latourelle, Arizona State University

“Dual Approaches: Integrating Ethics and Responsible Well-being into the Information Systems Curriculum”
Jose Cruz-Cruz and William Frey, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

“The Ethics Across Campus Program at Colorado School of Mines: Ethics Education in Institutional, Societal, and Policy Contexts”
Sandy Woodson and Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines

“An Ethics Minor: A Way of Integrating Ethics across the Curriculum”
Wade Robison, Rochester Institute of Technology

 

Break
3:15 – 3:30 pm

 

Special Session for Authors (Solitude)
3:30 – 4:30 pm

“Playing the Publishing Game: Writing a Book Proposal and other Demystifications about How to get Published”
Ulrike Guthrie, Bangor, ME

 

Networking/Cocktails on Own
4:30 – 5:30

 

Cocktail Reception (Deer Valley)
5:30 – 7:00

 

Banquet and Presidential Address (Salon A – C)
Deborah S. Mower, University of Mississippi
7:00 – 9:00 pm
 

 

 Saturday, October 8
 
Registration and Continental Breakfast (Brighton Foyer)
8:00 – 9:00 am

 

Business Meeting – open to all (Solitude)
2017 conference theme announcement, Teaching Ethics journal news, networking opportunities
8:00 – 8:55 am

 

Plenary Presentation II (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
“Ethics at the Edge of Science”
Insoo Hyun, Case Western University
9:00 – 10:15 am

 

Concurrent Session 6
10:20 – 11:20 am
 
6A. Anticipatory Ethics (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
Chair: Erik Wingrove-Haugland, U.S. Coast Guard Academy

“Face Transplants - Ethical and Social Issues: An Anticipatory Ethical Analysis”
Richard Wilson, Towson University

“Robotic Assisted Surgery: Anticipating the Ethical Issues”
Kathleen McKeveny, Loyola University Maryland
Richard Wilson, Towson University

 

6B. Technology and Technology Management (Park City)
Chair: Qin Zhu, Colorado School of Mines

“Games Without Boundaries: Ethical Issues Posed by Augmented Reality Gaming”
Kelly Smith, Clemson University

Technology Management in the age of Widespread Bioethical Conundrums”
Anne Arendt and James Armitstead, Utah Valley University

6C. Teaching Bioethics: Organ Allocation and End-of-Life Care
(Salon A)
Chair: Courtney Campbell, Oregon State University

“Teaching Social Justice and Bioethics: Redesigning Liver Transplantation Distribution”
Amanda Biesecker and David McGraw, James Madison University

“Describing Death: The Grief Narrative as a Tool for Medical Education”
Aine Donovan, Dartmouth University

 

6D. Avarice, Greed, and Strife (Solitude)
Chair: Alan A. Preti (Rosemont College)

“Internecine Strife”
Wade Robison, Rochester Institute of Technology

“Greed”
Elaine Englehardt, Utah Valley University
Michael Pritchard, Western Michigan University

 

Luncheon Plenary (Alta/Snowbird/Brighton)
“Clinical Trials: The Possibility of Assent”
James A. Anderson, University of Utah
11:30 – 12:30 pm

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