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Sheldon Krimsky

Professor, Tufts University and Chair, Council for Responsible Genetics
Sheldon Krimsky is the Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Department of  Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. He is also an Adjunct Professor in Public Health and Family Medicine in the School of Medicine at Tufts University and a Visiting Professor at Brooklyn College. Krimsky's research has focused on the linkages between science/technology, ethics/values and public policy. He is the author of over 180 papers and 11 books, including Genetic Justice: DNA Databanking, Criminal Investigations and Civil Liberties (2010) and co-editor of Race and the Genetic Revolution (2011) and Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense (2013). Krimsky has been elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for "seminal scholarship exploring the normative dimensions and moral implications of science in its social context."