Rachelle Hollander Ph. D.
Title: Director of the Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society
Organization: National Academy of Engineering
Rachelle Hollander directs the Center for Engineering, Ethics, and Society (CEES) at the National Academy of Engineering. She is also a senior research scholar at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. In 2006, Dr. Hollander received the Olmsted Award “for innovative contributions to the liberal arts within engineering education” from the American Society of Engineering Education’s Liberal Education Division. On retiring from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2006, she also received special acknowledgment for her professional contributions at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) Annual Meeting, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting. Dr. Hollander is a Fellow of the AAAS and currently a member of the Electorate Nominating Committee of the Section on History and Philosophy of Science. For many years Dr. Hollander directed the science and engineering ethics activities at the National Science Foundation. In the course of her career, Dr. Hollander has been instrumental in the development of the fields of research ethics and professional responsibility, engineering ethics, and ethics and risk management. She has written articles on applied ethics in numerous fields, and on science policy and citizen participation. Dr. Hollander is currently principal investigator on two NSF-funded workshop grants and a grant to enhance the NAE Online Ethics Center (www.onlineethics.org) in CEES. She received her doctorate in philosophy in 1979 from the University of Maryland, College Park; she was a Visiting Professor in the Science and Technology Studies Department at RPI in 1989-1990 and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of History of Science, Medicine, and Technology at JHU, 2001-2002.
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