I am a PhD candidate in the Department of Philosophy and Linguistics at MIT. Previously, I was a pre-doctoral fellow in the Clinical Center Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. I completed my undergraduate degree at Wellesley College in philosophy and biology.
My research is in ethics, the philosophy of action, and bioethics. I am especially interested in the question of how we can permissibly influence other people's behavior and the role that concepts from action theory should play in answering that question.
I have done a variety of work in ethics pedagogy, focusing on ethics education for STEM students. Currently, I am an Ethics Pedagogy Fellow at Harvard's Edmond & Lily Safra Center for Ethics. Previously, I served as a SERC Scholar at MIT's College of Computing, a co-director of the Experiential Ethics program at MIT, and a graduate teaching fellow for the Embedded EthiCS program at Harvard.
Here's how I pronounce my name.
CV; Contact me at sgibert [at symbol] mit [dot] edu