2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
    Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Ethics and Public Policy Concentration


Overview


Undergraduate Concentration


The interdisciplinary ethics and public policy concentration can be taken in conjunction with any major at Clark. This concentration is particularly recommended for students who intend to pursue professional or career interests in policy-related fields such as law, government, public administration or health care.

 

For more information, please visit the Ethics and Public Policy Department’s website.

Concentration Requirements


The requirements for a concentration in ethics and public policy are designed to familiarize the student with the basic concepts and methods of both ethical analysis and policy analysis; to introduce the theoretical and methodological problems of both ethical analysis and policy analysis; and to ensure that the student engages in sustained analysis of particular ethical and public-policy issues at both an introductory and an advanced level.

At a minimum, the concentration in ethics and public policy requires six courses, distributed in the following manner:

1. Two courses in ethics


At least one introductory course focused on the basic concepts and methods of ethical analysis. For example:

At least one advanced course focused on theoretical and methodological problems of ethical analysis. For example:

2. Two courses in public-policy analysis


3. Two courses (including one in philosophy) on applications and problems


Program Faculty


Arden Ali, Ph.D. - Director
Robert Boatright, Ph.D.
Michael Butler, Ph.D.
C. Wesley DeMarco, Ph.D.
Wiebke Deimling, Ph.D. 
Patrick G. Derr, Ph.D.
Jacqueline Geoghegan, Ph.D.
Deborah Merrill, Ph.D.
Mark Miller, Ph.D., J.D.
Will O’Brien, J.D., M.B.A.
Jie Park, Ph.D.
Samuel Ratick, Ph.D.
Srinivasan Sitaraman, Ph.D.
Rosalie Torres Stone, Ph.D.
Kristen Williams, Ph.D.

Courses


Courses offered within the last 2 Academic Years