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Wendell Wallach


Technology Ethicist
Yale University

Wendell Wallach is a consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and a senior advisor to The Hastings Center. He is also the CarnegieUehiro Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, a fellow at the Center for Law, Science & Innovation at the Sandra Day O'Connor School of Law (Arizona State University) and a fellow at the Institute for Ethics & Emerging Technology. At Yale Mr. Wallach chaired the Center's working research group on Technology and Ethics for twelve years, and stepped down from that role in 2019.

Wendell Wallach's latest book “A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control” was published by BASIC Books in June 2015. He also co-authored (with Colin Allen, Indiana University) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong (Oxford University Press), which mapped the then new field of enquiry variously called machine ethics, machine morality, computational morality, or friendly AI. In addition, Wendell is series editor for the eight Volume Library of Essays on the Ethics of Emerging Technology, which was published by Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group in 2017. He has also authored dozens of article in professional journals.