Quill R Kukla
Professor Quill R Kukla is a Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, in the US. They are Editor-in-Chief of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, and a faculty member in the Disability Studies Program at Georgetown. For 2020 and 2021, they are also a Humboldt Research Scholar at Leibniz University Hannover. Dr. Kukla's research interests within practical ethics include the ethical and social complexities of scientific knowledge production and communication, reproductive ethics and the culture of pregnancy and motherhood, public health ethics, the ethics of health communication, research ethics, methodological issues in medical research, and the social epistemology of medicine. Much of their research bridges bioethics, epistemology, and philosophy of language. They have ongoing interests in the varieties of embodiment, agency, and autonomy.