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Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Distinguished Professor of Practical Ethics and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of Undergraduate Studies and Chauncey Stillman Professor in Practical Ethics of Kenan Institute for Ethics and Member of Center for Cognitive Neuroscience and Faculty Network Member of Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and Associate of the Duke I

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong
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Teaching (Spring 2021):

  • Ethics 490s.01, Capstone sem: topics in ethics Synopsis
    Tba, -

Ph.D.Yale University1982
A.B.Amherst College1977
Current Ph.D. Students   (Former Students)

  • Aaron J Ancell
  • Susanne Meyer
  • Gordon Steenbergen
  • Whitney Kane
  • David L. Barack
Postdocs Mentored

  • Nina Strohminger (2013/11-present)
  • Jesse Summers (2013/11-present)
  • Jana Schaich Borg (2013/11-present)
  • Tommaso Bruni (2013/11-present)
  • Devin Singh (2013/11-present)
Recent Publications   (More Publications)   (search)

  1. Wilkinson, D; Zohny, H; Kappes, A; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Savulescu, J (2020). Which factors should be included in triage? An online survey of the attitudes of the UK general public to pandemic triage dilemmas.. Bmj Open, 10(12), e045593. [doi]  [abs]
  2. Stanley, ML; Whitehead, PS; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Seli, P (2020). Exposure to opposing reasons reduces negative impressions of ideological opponents. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 91. [doi]  [abs]
  3. Brenner, RG; Oliveri, AN; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Levin, ED (2020). Effects of sub-chronic methylphenidate on risk-taking and sociability in zebrafish (Danio rerio).. Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol, 393(8), 1373-1381. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Freedman, R; Borg, JS; Sinnott-Armstrong, W; Dickerson, JP; Conitzer, V (2020). Adapting a kidney exchange algorithm to align with human values. Artificial Intelligence, 283. [doi]  [abs]
  5. Sinnott-Armstrong, W (2020). How does inequality affect our sense of moral obligation?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 43, e87. [doi]  [abs]

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