|Jennifer Hawkins, PhD|
Trent Scholar in Bioethics, Trent Center
Associate Research Professor, Department of Philosophy
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Jennifer Hawkins, PhD, joined the Duke faculty in January 2010 with a joint appointment in Philosophy and the Trent Center for Bioethics, Humanities and History of Medicine. Prior to her position at Duke, she was Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Toronto. She was the co-editor with Ezekiel J. Emanuel of Exploitation and Developing Countries: The Ethics of Clinical Research (Princeton University Press, 2008). Professor Hawkins writes about research ethics, the nature of coercion, informed consent, the nature of individual decision-making and also about hard to define concepts such as well-being and quality of life. She is currently writing a book about well-being.