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The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs

Established in 2001, The Center for Ethics and Public Affairs coordinates and supports research and discussion of ethics and public affairs. It draws from a number of fields overlapping fields, including moral and political philosophy, normative and applied ethics,  moral psychology, political theory, and legal theory.  To provide part of the advanced research infrastructure that attracts and rewards outstanding faculty and graduate students, the Center for Ethics funds both a Visiting Faculty Fellowship program and a Graduate Fellowship program.  The Center for Ethics is one of the most active in the country, sponsoring 14 guest speakers and several conferences a year.


Faculty Fellows

To date, more than 40 leading academics from Argentina, Australia, Canada, Germany, Singapore, the US, and the UK have spent a year in residence at the Center for Ethics as Faculty Fellows.   

Graduate Fellows

Beginning in 2002, the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs has provided Graduate Fellowships to more than 40 Tulane Ph.D. students. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory, diverse work and learning environment. Tulane does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, military status, veteran status (or any other classification protected by applicable law) in any of its programs, activities, or employment.

The Murphy Institute

Established in memory of Charles H. Murphy, Sr. (1870-1954), and inspired by the vision of Charles H. Murphy, Jr. (1920-2002), The Murphy Institute exists to help Tulane faculty and students understand economic, moral, and political problems we all face and think about. More important, it exists to help us understand how these problems have come to be so closely interconnected.