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The Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program fosters and facilitates the responsible practice and application of science in the service of society. The Program addresses ethical, legal and human rights issues related to the conduct and application of science and technology. The Program is committed to promoting high standards for the practice of science and engineering; advancing the human right to enjoy the benefits of scientific progress and its applications; engaging scientists, engineers and their professional associations in human rights efforts; monitoring and enhancing assessment of emerging ethical, legal, and human rights issues related to science and technology; furthering the use of science and technology in support of human rights; and initiating activities to address the impact of developments at the intersection of science, technology, and law.

Program Staff

Harris, Theresa

Theresa Harris

Interim Program Director

Drake, Jonathan Headshot

Jonathan Drake

Senior Program Associate

Headshot of Alain Norman

Alain Norman

Senior Program Associate, Science and the Law

Nate Weisenberg

Nate Weisenberg

Senior Program Associate