APPE Board of Directors 

APPE Board members are elected by the APPE membership each spring and serve four-year terms that run July 1 to June 30. If you're interested in learning more about running for an APPE Board member seat, reach out to [email protected] 

 Jason Borenstein, Board Member

Jason Borenstein

Director, Graduate Research Ethics Programs 
School of Public Policy and Office of Graduate Studies
Georgia Institute of Technology

ACohen

Andrew I. Cohen, APPE Board Treasurer

Associate Professor, Philosophy
Director, Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics
Georgia State University

 Elizabeth A. Coit

Elizabeth A. Coit

Executive Director, Walker Center for Applied Ethics
Marian University

 DCooley

Dennis Cooley, APPE Board Secretary

Director, Northern Plains Ethics Institute
North Dakota State University

TCreely

Thomas Creely

Associate Professor, Leadership & Ethics
Director, Ethics and Emerging Military Technology  

United States Naval War College

 

Raquel Diaz-Sprague

Visiting Scholar, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

KEllison

Karin Ellison

Director, Life Science Ethics Program
Associate Director, Center for Biology and Society
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University

Jun Fudano

Professor, Center for Higher Education Studies
Waseda University
Tokyo, Japan

 

 

Kenneth Goodman

Professor & Director, Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy
Co-Director, UM Ethics Programs
University of Miami

Elisabeth Hildt

Professor of Philosophy
Director, Center for the Study of Ethics in Professions
Illinois Institute of Technology

LMLee

Lisa M. Lee, APPE Board Chair

Associate Vice President for Research and Innovation
Director, Scholarly Integrity and Research Compliance
Virginia Tech

 Deborah Mower, board member

Deborah S. Mower

Director, The Center for Practical Ethics
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Hume Bryant Associate Professor of Ethics
Department of Philosophy and Religion
University of Mississippi

 
 

Julia A. Pedroni

Lecturer, Department of Philosophy
Williams College

 DPlemmons

Dena Plemmons, APPE Board Chair-Elect

Director, Research Ethics Education Program
University of California, Riverside
Graduate Division 

Alex Richardson

Director, National High School Ethics Bowl
Parr Center for Ethics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

 

EX OFFICIO BOARD MEMBERS

Appointed by the APPE Board, Ex Officio Members are graduate students, early career scholars, or other professionals early in their engagement with applied ethics. They are non-voting members and serve two-year terms. 

 

Vivian Altiery De Jesus

Resident Physician, Internal Medicine Program, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 

Lukas Chandler

PhD Candidate, Duquesne University
Senior Analyst, The Health Management Academy

 

APPE STAFF

Kristen Fuhs Wells

Executive Director

Contact:
[email protected]
765-658-4164

 

 

 

 

 

 

APPE COMMITTEES

APPE IEB® Committee
Deborah Mower (Chair)*
Alex Richardson*
Andrew Cohen*
Dena Plemmons*
Raquel Diaz-Sprague*
Liz Coit*
Lida Anestidou
Mark Doorley
John Garcia
Cynthia Jones
Bob Ladenson
Sally Merrill
Allison Radabaugh
 
Conference Committee
Dennis Cooley (Co-Chair)*
Julie Pedroni (Co-Chair)*
Tom Creely*
Jun Fudano*
Patrick Flanagan
Kelly Laas
Sally Merrill
Monica Mueller
Patrick Plaisance
Earl Spurgin
Laine Walters Young
 
Finance Committee (Board members only)
Andrew Cohen (Chair)*
Dena Plemmons*
Deborah Mower*
Karin Ellison*
Liz Coit*
 
Governance Committee (Board members only)
Karin Ellison (Chair)*
Dena Plemmons*
Alex Richardson*
 
Membership Committee
Elisabeth Hildt (Co-Chair)*
Lukas Chandler (Co-Chair)*
Jun Fudano*
Jason Borenstein*
Sally Moore
 
Nominating Committee
Jason Borenstein (Co-Chair)*
Ken Goodman (Co-Chair)*
Julie Pedroni*
Ed Carr
Jay Al-Hashimi
Lida Anestidou
Patrick Flanagan
 
Programming Committee
Dena Plemmons (Chair)*
Tom Creely*
Raquel Diaz-Sprague*
Elisabeth Hildt*
Jay Al-Hashimi
Jeffrey Dunn
Charles de Souza

*Board Member