Blake Hereth
  • Titles:
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Education:
  • PhD, Philosophy, University of Washington, Seattle

Blake Hereth (they/them) received their PhD in philosophy in 2019 from the University of Washington, Seattle. After graduating, they spent two years as a visiting professor at the University of Arkansas (2019-2021) and another two years as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Massachusetts Lowell (2021-2023). Their work in neuroethics and bioethics concerns the ethics of human neuroenhancement in military and civilian contexts and has appeared in journals like NeuroethicsCambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, and the BMJ. In 2019, the American Philosophical Association awarded Dr. Hereth the prestigious Frank Chapman Sharp Memorial Prize for the best essay on the ethics of war and peace. Dr. Hereth also serves as chair of the aforementioned APA's Committee on LGBTQ People in the Profession. Here at Penn, they investigate ethical questions about privately produced and consumer-driven neurotechnologies.

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