Professor Shannon E. French joined Case Western Reserve University in 2008 after teaching for 11 years at the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, serving as Associate Chair of the division of Leadership, Ethics, and Law. At CWRU, she is the Inamori Professor in Ethics, Professor of Philosophy and Law, Director of the Inamori International Center for Ethics and Excellence, and Director of the first MA program in military ethics in the US. Her primary research fields are military ethics and ethics and emerging technology. Her publications include The Code of the Warrior, edited volumes, and many chapters and articles such as, “Artificial Intelligence in Military Decision-Making,” “War and Technology: Should Data Decide Who Lives, Who Dies?” “Neuroethics, Dehumanization, and the Prevention of Moral Injury,” and “Military NeuroInterventions: Solving the Right Problems for Ethical Outcomes.” She is an LME (legal, moral, and ethical) consultant for the Institute for Defense Analysis (IDA) and since 2017 the General Hugh Shelton Distinguished Chair in Ethics for the CGSC Foundation. She is editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Ethical Leadership, associate editor for the Journal of Military Ethics, on several editorial boards, and active in the European Chapter of the International Society for Military Ethics (Euro-ISME).
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Ethical, Legal, Societal Implications of Decision-making for Autonomous Systems
(3:30pm - 4:15pm)