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About Brian Patrick Green

Brian Green is assistant director of campus ethics programs at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. His responsibilities include guest lecturing on various campus ethics courses, reviewing and evaluating the Hackworth grant program, researching various topics in ethics including Catholic teaching on conscience, coordinating campus ethics speakers, and working with the Hackworth and Environmental Ethics Fellows. He is also an adjunct professor teaching ethics in the Graduate School of Engineering.

Brian's background includes doctoral and master's degrees in ethics and social theory from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. His undergraduate degree is from the University of California, Davis, in genetics. Between college and graduate school he served for two years in the Jesuit Volunteers International teaching high school in the Marshall Islands. His research interests include human nature and ethics, Catholic natural law, ethics of technology, and various aspects of the impact of technology and engineering on human life.


September 2013 Present Adjunct Lecturer, School of Engineering, Santa Clara University
January 2013 Present Assistant Director of Campus Ethics Programs, Santa Clara University
March 2011September 2013 Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer, Graduate School of Engineering, Santa Clara University

Curriculum Vitae


20062013 Ph.D. in Ethics and Social Theory, Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley
20042006 M.A. in Ethics and Social Theory, Graduate Theological Union
19962000 B.S. in Genetics, University of California, Davis

Contact Information

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics
(408) 554-7890


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