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Trisha Phillips

Associate Professor

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Role: Faculty,
Research Area: Political Theory,
Dr. Phillips studies normative theory, research integrity, and public policy. Her work examines norms for best practices in research, the behaviors that constitute research misconduct, and the effect of policy driven approaches to promoting the responsible conduct of research. Dr. Phillips is PI on several NSF grants and author of numerous peer reviewed articles in journals such as Bioethics, IRB: Ethics & Research, Science and Engineering Ethics , and Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

Her teaching focuses on normative questions in criminal law, public policy, and global affairs. Using active learning techniques, her classes explore the moral limits of the criminal law, the criteria for culpability, the justification of punishment, just war theory, and whether moral obligations transcend geo-political boundaries.

Dr. Phillips currently serves as the Director for Research Integrity at West Virginia University, Chair of the Committee on Professional Ethics, Rights and Freedoms for APSA, Chair of Research Integrity Scholars and Educators (RISE) for APPE, and a member of the editorial board at American Political Science Review, Perspectives on Politics, Accountability in Research, and Journal of Medicine and Philosophy.

Ph.D., Rice University

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