Academic Freedom, Conflicts of Interest, and the Growth of University-Industry Collaborations
Sheldon Krimsky looks at institutional conflicts of interest and how they should be dealt with to allow a full realization of academic freedom.
SHELDON KRIMSKY is the Lenore Stern Professor of Humanities and Social Sciences in the Department of Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning in the School of Arts & Sciences and Adjunct Professor in Public Health and Family Medicine in the School of Medicine at Tufts University; and is the Carol Zicklin Visiting Professor of Philosophy at Brooklyn College. His research has focused on the linkages between science/ technology, ethics/values, and public policy. He is the author of 12 books and over 180 papers. Recently he has co-authored Genetic Justice: DNA Databanking, Criminal Investigations and Civil Liberties; co-edited Race and the Genetic Revolution co-edited Genetic Explanations: Sense and Nonsense. He 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.”