Assistant Director, Center For Ethics
Jennifer Beers, PhD, joined The Murphy Institute as Assistant Director of the Center for Ethics and Public Affairs in April 2023. A longtime affiliate of Tulane, Dr. Beers served as Assistant Director in the Academic Advising Center before moving to the Honors Program to develop and manage Tulane's programs to support students who pursued nationally competitive scholarships. Most recently, she played a critical role establishing Newcomb-Tulane College’s Office of Fellowship Advising, where she served as its Assistant Director. Dr. Beers earned her PhD from Tulane’s Department of Philosophy, where she taught courses in the history of ancient philosophy and classical political philosophy. She held a CEPA Graduate Fellowship during the 2008-2009 academic year. Outside of her work at The Murphy Institute, Dr. Beers enjoys engaging students in the classroom and has taught Honors Colloquia and the Honors Thesis Bootcamp, as well as courses for SOPA’s Master of Liberal Arts program.