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Presidential Inauguration

Installation Ceremony Keynote Speaker

Jonathan D. Moreno will offer the keynote address for the installation ceremony, during which the Lewis & Clark community, delegates from colleges and universities across the country, and family and friends of Barry Glassner will come together to recognize and honor the 24th president of Lewis & Clark. The ceremony will take place Friday, April 8 at 3:30 p.m. in Pamplin Sports Center.

The title for his talk is “The West in the American Mind.”

About the speaker


Jonathan D. Moreno is the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Ethics and Professor of Medical Ethics and of History and Sociology of Science at Penn. An elected member of the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Sciences, Moreno serves on numerous National Academies committees. In 2008, he was designated a national associate of the National Research Council. He has served as a senior staff member for two presidential advisory commissions, been an invited speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and given invited testimony for both houses of Congress. He was an Andrew W. Mellon postdoctoral fellow, holds an honorary doctorate from Hofstra University, and is a recipient of the Benjamin Rush Medal from the College of William and Mary Law School.

Moreno has served as adviser to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, among many other organizations. Moreno is also a faculty affiliate of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University and a fellow of the Hastings Center and the New York Academy of Medicine. He is a past president of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.

Publisher’s Weekly said that his book, Science Next: Innovation for the Common Good (2009), “brings hope into focus with reports of innovation that will enhance lives.” His other books include Mind Wars: Brain Research and National Defense (2006), which the journal Nature called “fascinating and sometimes unsettling”; Undue Risk: Secret State Experiments on Humans (1999), described by The New York Times as “an earnest and chilling account” and by the Journal of the American Medical Association as a “classic” in the literature on human experimentation. In addition, Moreno has published more than 300 papers, reviews, and book chapters, and is a member of several editorial boards.

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