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Vision and Mission


To inspire and advance scholarship and education in ethics, to ignite the moral imagination of leaders in all walks of life, and to foster lives of moral meaning and ethical engagement.


The Center for Ethics is committed to being an international leader in the field of ethics by:

  • Generating and disseminating exemplary scholarship in the sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions that critically engages emerging and classical ethical debates and fosters interdisciplinary collaborations. 
  • Creating innovative curricula for the students and faculty at Emory, including signature educational programs such as the Ethics and Servant Leadership Program, the Masters of Arts in Biomedical Ethics, and the Integrated Ethics Curriculum in the School of Medicine.
  • Advising and consulting with governmental, not-for-profit, and corporate institutions to strengthen ethical reflection and encourage principled action.
  • Offering programming on complex ethical and social challenges and providing a safe space for civil discussion and debate to elevate public discourse and increase mutual understanding.
Center for Ethics
1531 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322