Author Archives: Wendell Wallach


This article is in Science and Religion: Exploring the Harmonies, Fall 2017

Are cops on the science beat? In “The Science Police” (Issues, Summer 2017), Keith Kloor alleges that self-appointed sheriffs in the scientific community are censoring or preventing research showing that the risks from climate change are low or manageable. His complaint draws support from scientific articles that, he claims, suggested that “a main avenue of […]

Coordinating Technology Governance

This article is in Educating the Worker of the Future, Summer 2015

A new institutional mechanism is needed to serve as an issue manager to coordinate and inform responses to emerging technologies with powerful social implications. This spring, a new but widely available technology for editing genomes called CRISPR suddenly burst into public view, making headlines around the world. A group of Chinese researchers published a paper […]