Diane P. Michelfelder is a philosopher with a special interest in ethics, aesthetics and the philosophy of technology. She is the co-editor of Applied Ethics in American Society and Dialogue and Deconstruction: The Gadamer-Derrida Encounter, which was named one of the "Outstanding Philosophy Books of the Year" by Choice magazine. Her essays, reviews and translations have been widely published in books and journals. Prior to her appointment as professor of Philosophy at Macalester, she served as Macalester's Provost and Dean of the Faculty. Previously she has served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana State University, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Philosophy Department at California Polytechnic State University and as Professor of Philosophy and Department Head in Languages and Philosophy at Utah State University. Michelfelder is currently the President for the Society for Philosophy and Technology.
Engineering Managers and Sustainable Systems: The Need for and Challenges of Using an Ethical Framework for Transformative Leadership (with Sharon A. Jones and Indira Nair), Journal of Cleaner Production (2015)
Sustaining Engineering Codes of Ethics for the 21st Century (with Sharon Jones), Science and Engineering Ethics (2011)
Dirty Hands, Speculative Minds, and Smart Machines, Philosophy & Technology (2011)
Philosophy and Engineering: Reflections on Practice, Principles and Process (with Natasha McCarthy and David E. Goldberg) (2013)
Dialogue and deconstruction : the Gadamer-Derrida encounter (with Richard E. Palmer) (1989)
Contributions to Books
Web 2.0: Community as Commodity, The Good Life in a Technological Age (2012)