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Lisa Fuller, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Prior to joining Merrimack, Lisa Fuller was assistant professor at the University at Albany, and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Sheffield in the U.K. Her main teaching areas are biomedical ethics, political philosophy and normative ethics. Her areas of research interest are bioethics and applied ethics, global justice and feminism.  

Fuller has collaborated closely with Doctors Without Borders on the ethical and policy implications of their work. Much of her work focuses on medical humanitarianism. In particular, she has investigated questions of ethical priority-setting for international nongovernmental organizations, as well as the responsibilities of their beneficiaries and donors.

She has published in journals including the Journal of Moral Philosophy, Developing World Bioethics, and Ethical Theory and Moral Practice.


Ph.D. University of Toronto
M.A., University of British Columbia


Fuller collaborates with the honors program, teaching Biomedical Ethics.




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