Alicia Patterson

Ethics Lab, Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Georgetown University


2020  Cornell University

Sage School of Philosophy, Ph.D. 

2013  University of Michigan

Bachelors of Art in Philosophy, with distinction

Teaching Experience

Primary Instructor 

2020  Embedded Ethics for Advanced Programming,

in collaboration with Dr. Ray Essick, Computer Science

2019  Ethics, Information, and Technology

2018  Truth, Fake News, and Ignorance

2017  Cornell Prison Education Program:  Introduction

to Ethics

Teaching Assistant

2020    Introduction to Ethics

2019    Introduction to Philosophy

2017    Contemporary Moral Issues

2016    Ethics of Eating

2015    Contemporary Moral Issues

Grants & Awards

2019  Hatfield Award for the Study of Ethics in

Business, granted by the Program on Ethics and Public Life 


Presented Papers

2019  'Re-conceptualizing Prejudice' Social

Epistemology Network Event, Yonsei International Campus

2018  'Epistemic Bad Luck in the

Information Age' presented at Fake Knowledge, University of Koln

2017  'Memory and Testimonial

Injustice' presented at  Summer School in Social Epistemology Network on Epistemology and Society, the Autonomous University of Madrid in collaboration with the Social Epistemology Research Group


Undergraduate Engagement

2019 Mentor, Graduate Students

Mentoring Undergraduates (GMSU) sponsored by The Office of Academic and Diversity of Initiatives (OADI) and the Graduate School Office of Inclusion & Student Engagement (OISE)