Faculty Profile

Gregory Morgan

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, PHILOSOPHY
Building: Peirce
Room: 209
Phone: 201.216.5402
Fax: 201.216.8245
Email: gmorgan@stevens.edu
Education

Ph.D. (Philosophy) 2005, Johns Hopkins University

M.A. (Philosophy) 2002, Johns Hopkins University

M.S. (Molecular Biology) 1998, University of Pittsburgh

M.A. (History and Philosophy of Science) 1997, University of Pittsburgh

Dip.Grad. (Medical Ethics) 1993, University of Otago, New Zealand

B.S. (Biochemistry) 1992, University of Otago, New Zealand

B.A. (Economics) 1992, University of Otago, New Zealand

Institutional Service

Graduate Curriculum Committee

Honors & Awards

Phi Beta Kappa for the PhD.

Co-winner of the History of Science Society's 2009 Price-Webster Award for best article in Isis.

Professional Societies

American Philosophical Association

Philosophy of Science Association

International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology

Grants, Contracts & Funds

NSF doctoral improvement award

Selected Publications
Journals
  1. Anglea N H Creager and Gregory J Morgan. (2008). "After the Double Helix: Rosalind Franklin's research on Tobacco Mosaic Virus", Isis, 99 239-272.
  2. Gregory J Morgan & W Brad Pitts. (2008). "Evolution without Species: The Case of Mosaic Bacteriophges", British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 59 745-765.
  3. Gregory J Morgan. (2009). "The Many Dimensions of Biodiversity", Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 40 235-238.
  4. Gregory J Morgan. (2010). "Is Science Value Free: Heather Douglas, Science Policy and the Value Free Ideal", Science and Engineering Ethics, (16), 423-426.
  5. Gregory J Morgan. (2010). "Laws of Biological Design: A Reply to John Beatty", Biology and Philosophy, (25), 379-389.
  6. Gregory J Morgan. (2010). "Evaluating Maclaurin and Sterelney's conception of biodiversity in cases of frequent promiscuous lateral gene transfer", Biology and Philosophy , 25 603-621.
Courses
  • HPL 111 Philosophy I: Theories of Human Nature
  • HPL 112 Science and Metaphysics
  • HPL 339 Ethics
  • HPL 480 Environmental Policy: Philosophical and Economic Issues
  • HPL 380 Environmental Ethics
  • CAL 539 Foundations of Ethics
  • CAL 556 Ethics of Business & Technology
  • CAL 580 Environmental Ethics
  • CAL 581 Environmental Policy