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About Martin Gunderson

Gunderson specializes in ethics, bioethics and human rights. For the past two decades he has been interested in areas where health care, civil liberties and philosophy overlap. He is currently working on human rights, especially as they apply to issues in health care. Gunderson regularly teaches courses on ethics, human rights, and bioethics.
Gunderson is the DeWitt Wallace Professor of Philosophy at Macalester College.
EDUCATION: B.A., Macalester College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University; J.D., University of Minnesota


Present DeWitt Wallace Professor of Philosophy, Macalester College


Research Interests

Honors and Awards

  • Woodrow Wilson Designate


  • Ethics
  • Philosophical Foundations of Human Rights
  • Bioethics

Contact Information

Macalester College
Old Main 110
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6153


Journal Articles (18)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (4)

Presentations (2)