December 02, 2022 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Open To: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors
Event Type: Center for Ethics and Public Affairs
Sponsored By: Center for Ethics and Public Affairs , Murphy Institute
Şerife Tekin is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and the Director of the Medical Humanities Program at UTSA. Professors Tekin's research in the philosophy of psychiatry is at the cusp of feminist approaches to philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, and ethics. Her books include The Handbook of Psychotherapy Ethics, co-edited with an international group of psychologists, philosophers, and psychiatrists (Oxford University Press, 2021), The Bloomsbury Companion to Philosophy of Psychiatry, co-edited with Robyn Bluhm (Bloomsbury, 2019), and Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research, co-edited with Jeffrey Poland (MIT Press, 2017).
Professor Tekin is also a public philosopher. Her work on the health applications of AI technology was recently featured in the Guardian and the LA School Report. Other work on the ethics of using AI to treat mental disorders was covered by the MIT Technology Review. In addition, her work on the use of AI for monitoring employees was featured in the Houston Chronicle.