Publications and Grants

Articles, Commentaries, and Book Chapters:

(2020) “Never Say Goodbye’”: Death and the Meaning of Life in Disney’s World. In Richard Brian Davis (Ed.) Disney and Philosophy. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

(2019) Ethical Issues Arising from Marijuana Use by Nursing Mothers in a Changing Legal and Cultural Context. In HEC Forum (Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 11-27). Springer Netherlands.

(2019) Encounters with Rurality in Clinical Ethics Consulting. Narrative inquiry in bioethics9(2), E2-E5.

(2019) Moral and legal prohibitions against pillage in the context of the 1899 Hague Convention and the South African War. War in History, 26(2), 185-203. (co-authored with Miller, S.M.)

Miller, Jessica P., and Jonathan Wood, MD, “The Long View of the Longshot: Obligations to families and patients extend beyond rubrics.” The American Journal of Bioethics 18(1): 24-25.

“A care ethics approach to medical eligibility in armed conflict.” The American Journal of Bioethics 17.10 (2017): 61-63.

“Moral and Legal Prohibitions Against Pillage in the Context of the 1899 Hague Convention and the South African War” (with Stephen M. Miller), forthcoming in War in History

“Informed Consent”, Family Medicine Residency Curriculum Resource, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors, 2017.

“Passionate Virtue: Conceptions of Professionalism in Medical Romance”, Literature and Medicine (Volume 33, number 1, Spring 2015).

“‘She has no idea, the effect she can have’: the Gender of Success in The Hunger Games” The Hunger Games and Philosophy (Wiley, 2012)

“Whose Brain? Which Ethics?” Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy (Vol 25, Issue 3, Summer 2010)

“Trust, Method, and Moral Progress in Feminist Bioethics”, Feminist Bioethics: at the Margins, at the Centre, Jackie Leach Scully, Laurel Baldwin-Ragaven, Petya Fitzpatrick, eds. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.

“The Other Side of Trust in Health Care: Prescribing Drugs with the Potential for Abuse”, Bioethics (January 2007).

“Defining ‘Research’ in the Ethics of Research on Rural Health Care” American Journal of Bioethics (Vol. 6, No. 2, March/April 2006).

“A Draft Model Code of Ethics for Bioethicists: Prospects and Problems”, American Journal of Bioethics (Vol. 5, No. 5, September/October 2005).

“Trust in Strangers, Trust in Friends”, Philosophy in the Contemporary World (Vol. 10, No. 1, Summer 2003).

“The ‘I’ in Team: Buffy and Feminist Ethics”, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Philosophy, ed. James South, Chicago: Open Court Publishers (2003).

“A Critical Moral Ethnography of Social Distrust”, Social Philosophy Today, ed. Cheryl Hughes, Volume 16 (July 2002).

“Trust: The Moral Importance of An Emotional Attitude”, Practical Philosophy, Volume 3 Number 3 (December 2000).


“Ethics Consulting Through a Feminist Lens”, (lead article and Guest Editor, special cluster on gender and ethics consulting) APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy (Vol. 05, No. 2, Spring 2006).

Book reviews:

Plato at the Googleplex: Why Philosophy Won’t Go Away, Rebecca Goldstein, New York: Pantheon, 2014: Open Letters Monthly, August 2014.

The Good in The Right: A Theory of Intuition and Intrinsic Value, Robert Audi, Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004: Philosophy in Review (Vol. 25, No. 5), October 2006.

The Measure of Things: Humanism, Humility, and Mystery, David E. Cooper, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002: Philosophical Books (Vol. 46), January 2005.

Self-Trust and Reproductive Autonomy, Carolyn McLeod, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002. American Journal of Bioethics (Vol. 3, No. 2), Spring 2003.

A Companion to Feminist Philosophy, ed. Alison M. Jaggar and Iris Marion Young. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, Inc. 1998. Philosophy in Review (Volume XXI No. 4), August 2001.

Seinfeld and Philosophy: A Book about Everything and Nothing, ed. William Irwin. Chicago and LaSalle, IL: Open Court 2000.  The APA Newsletter on Teaching Philosophy, (Volume 100 Number 2), Spring 2001.

Free Spirits: Feminist Philosophers on Culture and Gender Basics: Feminist Perspectives on Women and Men, ed. Kate Mehuron and Gary Percesepe, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. 1995.  The APA Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, (Volume 97 Number 1), Fall 1997.


Summer 2013, University of Maine Faculty Summer Research Award

Spring 2010, University of Maine College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Teaching Grant

Summer 2007, University of Maine Faculty Summer Research Award

Summer 2005, Faculty Institute on the Ethical, Legal and Social Implications of the Human Genome Project, Dartmouth College

Summer 2004, University of Maine Faculty Summer Research Award

Summer 2001, University of Maine Faculty Summer Research Award

Summer 2001, University of Maine Women in the Curriculum Summer Grant

Spring 1999, University of North Florida Summer Teaching Grant

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