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Emeritus, Retired, and Deceased Faculty

Glenn GraberGlenn Graber

812 McClung Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996-0480

Phone: 865-974-7213
Fax: 865-974-3509


My Ph.D. is from the University of Michigan and I joined the department in 1968.

Current research interests include ethical issues in genetics and genetic engineering, method in applied ethics, ethics across the curriculum

Recent, representative publications

  • Glenn C. Graber, "The Moral Status of Gametes and Embryos, Storage and Surrogacy," Health Care Ethics: Critical Issues REVISED EDITION, edited by Eileen Morrison.  Jones & Bartlett Publishers, 2007.

  • Glenn C. Graber and Christopher D. Pionke, "A Team Taught Interdisciplinary Approach to Engineering Ethics,"  Science and Engineering Ethics, April 2006.

  • "Developing an Ethics for Human Cloning" Critical Reviews in Biomedical Engineering, (2000), co-authored with Jeff Collmann.

  • "Religious Elements in Healing" The Health Care Professional as Friend and Healer: Building on the Work of Edmund D. Pellegrino, edited by David C. Thomasma and Judith Lee Kissell (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2000), pp. 278-289, co-authored with Bradford R. Smith

  • "Basic Theories in Medical Ethics" in Health Care Ethics: Critical Issues edited by John Monagle and David C. Thomasma. Gaithersburg, MD: Aspen Systems Corporation, 1997

Recent, representative presentations

  • "A Multi-Media Approach to Ethics Across the Curriculum," [joint presentation, with H. Phillips Hamlin], The Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum, Salt Lake City, October 21, 2000

  • "Workshop on Teaching Ethics Across the Curriculum," [joint presentation, with Marianne Woodside and H. Phillips Hamlin, American Association of Philosophy Teachers, July 28, 2000

Applied ethics and ethical theory. Undergraduate and graduate courses in bioethics (including an online version), professional responsibility, engineering ethics, and seminars in applied ethics

  • Science and Theology Committee, First United Methodist Church of Oak Ridge
    UT Faculty Senate - Committee on Technology-Enhanced Instruction; Classroom Upgrade Committee; Executive Committee; Student Affairs Committee (Chair)Conference "Cloning: Bane or Blessing" (October 2000) - Sponsored by Oak Ridge United Methodist Church and the UT Center for Applied and Professional Ethics
  • Talks to civic and church groups on applied ethics issues, especially genetics and managed care

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