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Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law



CERL Director Claire Finkelstein

Claire Finkelstein
Founder and Faculty Director of CERL, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy

Paul G. Haaga, Jr.
CERL Executive Board Chair, NPR Board of Directors, Chairman of the Board, Capital Research and Management Company, retired


Executive Board Members

Harold Berger
Senior Partner and Managing Principal Berger&Montague P.C.

Vivian Berger
Professor Emeritus, Columbia Law School, Mediator, CERL Executive Board Member   

 Sean P. Carter
Member, Cozen O’Connor, CERL Executive Board Member    


William Craven
Chairman of Federal Systems
Norristown, NJ  

Arlene Fickler
Partner, Schnader Harrison  


John Giordano
Partner, Archer Law, CERL Executive Board Member      


Kevin Govern
Professor of Law
Ave Maria School of Law  



 Duncan MacIntosh
Professor of Philosophy
Dalhousie University    
 Alberto Mora
Senior Fellow
Harvard Kennedy School, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, CERL Executive Board Member      
 Christopher W. Morris
Professor of Philosophy
University of Maryland     
 Jens Ohlin
Vice Dean and Professor of Law
Cornell University Law School
, CERL Executive Board Member          
 Connie Rosati  Professor of Philosophy
University of Arizona, CERL Executive Board Member 

Shawn Turner
Visiting Senior Fellow The German Marshall Fund of the United States


Stephen Xenakis
Brigadier General (Ret) U.S. Army 

Jules Zacher 
Board Member Council For a Livable World   

Advisory Council

Anita Allen
Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy
University of Pennsylvania
William Burke-White
Richard Perry Professor and Inaugural Director, Perry World House;
Professor of Law
University of Pennsylvania
Stuart Diamond
Emeritus Practice Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Edna B. Foa
Professor of Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

David Gauthier
Professor Emeritus, Philosophy Department
University of Pittsburgh

Philadelphia, PA 12/12/2013 Derek Gillman the director of the Barnes Foundation. Gillman will be leaving the Barnes at the end of 2013 to work at Drexel University.
Derek Gillman

Distinguished Teaching Professor, Visual Studies
Drexel University
Michael C. Horowitz
Professor of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania
David S. Jonas
Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang PLLC
Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet 
Robert I. Williams Term Professor of History, Director of the Middle East Center
University of Pennsylvania
Vijay Kumar
Nemirovsky Family Dean of Penn Engineering
University of Pennsylvania

Martin Lederman

Associate Professor of Law
Georgetown University

Sharon Lloyd

Professor of Philosophy, Law, and Political Science
University of Southern California
Larry May 
W. Alton Jones Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Law, Professor of Political Science
Vanderbilt University
Jeff McMahan
White’s Professor of Moral Philosophy,
University of Oxford 
Paul E. Menoher, Jr.
Lieutenant General (Ret.), US Army

Mary Ellen O’Connell
Robert and Marion Short Professor of Law and Research Professor of International Dispute Resolution
University of Notre Dame Law School

Harvey Rubin
Director of the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis and Response (ISTAR), and Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Stephen Sheller

Founding Partner, Sheller P.C.
 Rogers Smith
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania




Carlton Haelig
Carlton Haelig

CERL Director of Research

Nicholas Saidel
CERL Fellow


Faculty Support Staff

Elisabeth Aulepp
Events Coordinator
Jennifer Evans
Assistant Supervisor and Center & Institute Coordinator