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Sarah Clark Miller

Sarah Clark Miller

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women's Studies

222 Sparks Building
University Park

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Office Phone: (814) 865-6969

Biography:

Sarah Clark Miller is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies and Acting Director of the Rock Ethics Institute and at Penn State University. She received her Ph.D. in Philosophy from Stony Brook University and her B.A. in Dance and Philosophy (magna cum laude) from Haverford College. Dr. Miller's research and teaching interests include theoretical and practical ethics, social and political philosophy, feminist theory, and the history of moral philosophy. She has published on the themes of global ethics, sexual violence, need and obligation, harm and moral injury, Kant's practical philosophy, biomedical ethics, and Simone de Beauvoir in journals such as Social Theory and Practice and The Journal of Social Philosophy. Her first book, The Ethics of Need: Agency, Dignity, and Obligation, appeared with Routledge Press in 2012.

Miller has been the recipient of several national awards, including the March of Dimes Young Scholar Award in Perinatal Bioethics from the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and the March of Dimes (2009), and the Award for Best Paper by a Young Faculty Member from the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (2009). She was also awarded the Early Career Research Award by the University of Memphis (2009).