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Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law



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Claire Finkelstein
Founder and 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.

image William Craven
Chairman of Federal Systems
Norristown, NJ

Dell L. Dailey
Dell Dailey and Family, CERL
Executive Board Emeritus, Former Ambassador-
at-Large, Department
of State


Arlene Fickler

Partner, Schnader Attorneys at Law


Kevin Govern
Professor of Law
Ave Maria School of Law



Duncan MacIntosh
Professor of Philosophy
Dalhousie University

imageAlberto Mora
Senior Fellow
Harvard Kennedy School, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
image Christopher W. Morris
Professor of Philosophy
University of Maryland
image Jens Ohlin
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
Cornell University Law School
image Connie Rosati
Associate Professor, Philosophy
University of Arizona
image 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
image Stephen Xenakis
Brigadier General (Ret) U.S. Army

Erik Erikson Scholar
The Austen Riggs Center

image Jules Zacher
Board Member Council For a Livable World

Advisory Council

image 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
Deputy Dean and 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


David Gauthier
Professor Emeritus, Philosophy Department
University of Pittsburgh


Michael C. Horowitz
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania

image David S. Jonas
Partner, Fluet Huber + Hoang PLLC
image 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

image Martin Lederman
Associate Professor of Law
Georgetown University
image 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


image 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

image Rogers Smith
Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Political Science
University of Pennsylvania



Program Director