Wendell Wallach

United States

Chair, Technology and Ethics Studies, Yale University Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics

Wendell Wallach is a scholar, consultant, and author at Yale University’s Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, where he has chaired Technology and Ethics studies for the past twelve years.  He is also senior advisor to The Hastings Center and a fellow at The Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law (ASU).

His latest book, a primer on emerging technologies, is entitled, A Dangerous Master: How to keep technology from slipping beyond our control.  In addition, he co-authored (with Colin Allen) Moral Machines: Teaching Robots Right From Wrong.  He received the World Technology Award for Ethics in 2014 and for Journalism and Media (2015), as well as a Fulbright Research Chair at the University of Ottawa (2015–2016). The World Economic Forum appointed Wendell Wallach co-chair of its Global Future Council on Technology, Values, and Policy (2016–2018).   


Shaping the Societal Impact of Emerging Technologies
Emerging technologies (artificial intelligence, genomics, robotics, neuroscience, nanotechnologies, etc.) will not merely be tools of the New World Order, but will define and structure that

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Wendell Wallach on the Disruptive Effect of Technology
Wendell Wallach, Consultant, ethicist, and scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, talks about the implications of technological development and disruption for

Wendell Wallach on the 14th Valdai Club Annual Meeting
Wendell Wallach, Consultant, Ethicist, and Scholar at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, talks about his impressions of the 14th Valdai Club Annual Meeting.