UCF Center for Ethics
An interdisciplinary speaker series on contemporary moral issues
Gene editing. Artificial intelligence. A changing climate. Intersections of technology, values and communities in our rapidly changing world raise important ethical questions. Join us for a series of lectures by nationally renowned researchers, thinkers and leaders who will explore contemporary issues, ethically speaking.
Learn about our Speaker Series
Events and News
UCF Center for Ethics launches with Lisa M. Lee in conversation
October 02, 2019 UCF has launched a new Center for Ethics, the culmination of several years of work by dedicated faculty in the College of Arts and Humanities with the support of the Office of Research.
UCF Launches Center for Ethics
September 24, 2019 Lisa Lee, a nationally recognized expert on bioethics and ethics in education will speak at UCF on 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 25 to kick-off the center’s activities this semester. The free event is open to the UCF community.
‘Well, It’s Not Illegal!’
May 22, 2019 Stealing from a baby? Legal, but immoral. Going 2 mph over the speed limit? Illegal, but not immoral. UCF professors discussed this phenomenon on UCF Today.
Whom Should Self-Driving Cars Be Programmed to Protect?
January 16, 2019 Dr. Jonathan Beever and Dr. Stephen M. Kuebler discuss the ethical implications of self-driving cars.
Creating a Culture of Ethical Research
The UCF Center for Ethics leads and supports ethics-related research grants. We also host a discussion group and University-wide lecture series in support of ethical research.Find out more
Check out our YouTube channel for videos of past events!
Meet the Team
- Jonathan Beever, Director and Co-Founder
- Stephen Kuebler, Associate Director and Co-Founder
Graduate and advanced undergraduate student volunteers who have demonstrated interest in ethics may serve as Ethics Ambassadors, helping to organize events, collaborate in research projects and leading workshops or trainings. Please contact Jonathan.Beever@ucf.edu for more details.