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Dr. Gal Kober

Gal Kober
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Tillinghast Hall, Room 326

BA, Tel Aviv University
PhD, Boston University

Professor Kober works and teaches primarily in applied ethics, with a focus on bioethics. Her research is centered on questions of autonomy and informed consent, with further interests in disability, economic justice, and scientific classification. Professor Kober’s doctoral work was in the philosophy of biology, focusing on the concept of species. Prior to coming to Bridgewater, she taught at Tufts University for four years. Between 2013 and 2015, Professor Kober was Edmond J. Safra Network Fellow at Harvard University. She is currently an Ethics Associate and community member of the Boston Children’s Hospital Ethics Advisory Committee, and a member of the Community Ethics Committee at the Center for Bioethics at Harvard Medical School.