- Ethics and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Dr. Robert Kirkman is Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. His current focus is on the design, implementaiton and assessment of innovative approaches to teaching practical ethics, including problem-based learning, the integration of ethics and design and the use of interactive narrative. His prior work in environmental ethics examined the values in play in decisions about the built environment, especially in cities and suburbs in the United States. He is the author of The Ethics of Metropolitan Growth: The Future of our Built Environment (Continuum, 2010) and Skeptical Environmentalism: The Limits of Philosophy and Science (Indiana University Press, 2002).