Lisa Eckenwiler, Vice-President

Lisa Eckenwiler, Vice-President

Lisa Eckenwiler, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at George Mason University, where she teaches courses in bioethics and global health ethics and co-directs the Global Health Fellows program. Her research centers on vulnerability, global structural injustice, and health inequities, in addition to the ethical significance of place for health. Current projects examine the ethical closure of humanitarian projects, structural injustice and refugees with disabilities, “vulnerability” and humanitarian response, and “ethical place making” and health justice for the displaced. Along with her academic papers, she is author of Long-term Care, Globalization and Justice (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012) and lead editor of The Ethics of Bioethics: Mapping the Moral Landscape (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007). Professor Eckenwiler is a co-founder of the Resisting Borders network, which focuses on migrant and refugee health and responsibilities, a founding member of the Independent Resource Group for Global Health Justice, and a member of the Humanitarian Health Ethics Network. She serves as Vice President of the International Association of Bioethics.
(2017-2021)