As Harvard's first interdisciplinary center, The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics stands at the core of what is now a well-established movement
at Harvard and throughout the world that is giving ethics a prominent
place in the curriculum and on the agenda of research.
The Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University invites
applications for a new Fellows-in-Residency program under the direction
of Professor Danielle Allen. The new program will bring together a small
group of Fellows to work closely over the course of the year on
pressing issues in ethics. The majority of Fellows will be selected in
relation to an annual theme, but in each year some “open” slots will be
reserved for applicants working on any issue in ethics. In each year,
the goal will be to craft a cohort in which “thematic” fellows and
“open” fellows will all find valuable intellectual partnerships to
support and spur their work. For the 2015-16 academic year, the theme at
the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics will be Diversity, Justice, and Democracy.
The purpose of this theme is to explore how to achieve fair and just
forms of democratic life in conditions of significant demographic