FAB/IAB Cross-over Keynote Day-1 WCB: Disability Bioethics

  • Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra
    Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra Chancellor's Fellow and Lecturer in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics
    Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra

    Agomoni Ganguli-Mitra is Chancellor’s Fellow and Lecturer in Bioethics and Global Health Ethics. 
    She is also a member of the Wellcome Trust-funded Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society, where she leads on the Centre themes Beyond Global and Beyond Sex. Dr. Ganguli-Mitra’s background is in bioethics, with a special interest in global bioethics, structural and gender justice, as well as emerging themes in anti-racist and anti-colonial bioethics. She has written on ethical issues related to surrogacy, sex-selection, conscientious objection, biomedical research, global health emergencies, and the concepts of exploitation and vulnerability in bioethics. 

    Tentative title of her talk: Bioethics as if Everybody Matters

  • Christine Wieseler
    Christine Wieseler Department of Philosophy, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    Christine Wieseler

    Christine Wieseler is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She is an advisory board member for Philosophy in a Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) and associate editor for The Journal of Philosophy of Disability. Her areas of specialization are biomedical ethics, feminist philosophy, and philosophy of disability. She has published numerous articles at the intersection of these areas as well as phenomenology in journals including Hypatia, IJFAB: International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, American Association of Philosophy Teachers Studies in Pedagogy, and Social Philosophy Today. She is co-editing The Disability Bioethics Reader with Joel Michael Reynolds (tentative release date is May of 2022). Information on her research and teaching is available at christinewieseler.com

    Tentative title of her talk: Disability Bioethics: Mapping the Rough Ground