BA, State University of New York at Binghamton; MA, Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
Lauren Hall is professor and associate dean of Academic Affairs at the Rochester Institute of Technology College of Liberal Arts. She is the author of The Medicalization of Birth and Death (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019) and Family and the Politics of Moderation (Baylor University Press, 2014) and the co-editor of a volume on the political philosophy of French political thinker Chantal Delsol. She has written extensively on the classical liberal tradition, including articles on Edmund Burke, Adam Smith, and Montesquieu. She serves on the editorial board of the interdisciplinary journal Cosmos+Taxis, which publishes on spontaneous orders in the social and political worlds. Her current research is on the moral and political implications of healthcare regulations as well as issues relating to gender and the family.
In the News
September 22, 2023
RIT hosted colloquium examines ethical and social issues of emerging technology
Earlier this month, an interdisciplinary group of RIT alumni, academics, researchers, and public policy professionals met to discuss ethical and social issues related to emerging technology and its application during a day-long session sponsored and organized by The Liberty Fund and directed by RIT’s College of Liberal Arts Associate Dean Lauren Hall, Ph.D.
February 1, 2023
International programs enhance education
Programs with RIT’s international campuses are helping to make well-rounded students. Six new scholarships being piloted this year will allow students from RIT’s main campus to travel to RIT Kosovo to explore the origin and resolution of armed conflict, reconstruction, and institution building at the end of wars.
December 9, 2022
Midwives can alleviate the maternal health crisis. Here’s how.
Essay co-written by Lauren Hall, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, published by The Hill.