Last updated on: 7/7/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

David DeGrazia, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Philosophy at George Washington University
Position:
None Found to the question "Should Euthanasia or Physician-Assisted Suicide Be Legal?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of May 15, 2007

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to end-of-life issues. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to end-of-life.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Philosophy, George Washington University, Fall 2004-Present
  • Fellowship ($24,000), National Endowment for the Humanities, Human Identity and Bioethics, January-June 2004
  • Associate Professor of Philosophy (with tenure), George Washington University, Fall 1996-Fall 2004
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2002
  • Grant ($2,000), Greenwall Foundation, “Ethical Issues in Early-Intervention Clinical Trials for Minors at Risk for Schizophrenia”, 1999
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy, George Washington University, 1995-1996
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy and of Health Care Sciences, George Washington University, Summer 1989-Spring 1995
  • Fellowship ($20,000), American Council of Learned Societies, On the Mental Life and Moral Status of Animals, 1993-1994
  • Junior Scholar Incentive Award ($5,000), George Washington University, “Pragmatism and Reflective Equilibrium in Ethics”, 1993
  • Instructor, Intensive Bioethics Course, Advanced Bioethics Course (4-to-6-day intensive courses), Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University
  • Thesis Research Scholarship (thesis tuition), Georgetown University, 1988-1989
  • Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, Georgetown University, 1988-1989
  • Teaching Assistant, Intensive English Program, Institute for International Studies and Training, Fujinomiya-shi, Japan, May-July 1984
  • American Philosophical Association
  • American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
Education:
  • PhD, Philosophy with a concentration in ethics, Georgetown University, 1989
  • MStud, Philosophy, Oxford University, 1987
  • BA, Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1983
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. What Is the Medical Definition of Death?