People-Ethics, History, & Public Policy - Carnegie Mellon University

Alex John London

Alex John London


Office: Baker Hall 150A

Phone: 412-268-4938


Alex John London is Professor of Philosophy and Director of The Center for Ethics and Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Professor London is an elected Fellow of the Hastings Center and recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) and a New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Professor London's research focuses on foundational ethical issues in human-subjects research, issues of social justice in the trans-national context, and on methodological issues in theoretical and applied ethics. His papers have appeared in Mind, Science, The Lancet, PLoS Medicine, Statistics In Medicine, The Hastings Center Report, and numerous other journals and collections. He is co-editor of Ethical Issues in Modern Medicine, one of the most widely used textbooks in medical ethics.