Jeff Sebo
Research Fellow in Bioethics
National Institutes of Health

Jeff Sebo is currently a Research Fellow in Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health. He was previously Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in Animal and Environmental Studies at New York University, where he received his PhD in Philosophy in 2011.  His research focuses on agency and moral status in human and nonhuman animals, and his teaching focuses on bioethics, animal ethics, and environmental ethics with an emphasis on interdisciplinary and intersectional perspectives.

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Moral Status
Jeff discusses the nature of moral status. What does it take for someone to be a subject of moral concern? Do they have to be human? Rational? Sentient? Alive? And how does our answer to this question affect how we should act in everyday life?
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