Emily Herrington, PhD

  • Research Ethics and Social Implications Integrative Initiative Program Coordinator

Emily Herrington received an MS in Science Writing from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and an MA in Bioethics and PhD in Communication from the University of Pittsburgh. She served as a Public Humanities Fellowship to work at the Senator John Heinz History Center on its exhibition of medical innovation in Pittsburgh. With experience as a writer, editor, and teacher, Dr. Herrington is currently an instructor in the Department of Communication, as well as Program Coordinator for the Center’s Research Ethics and Society Initiative, which seeks to create a conversation on campus about scientific research ethics and the implications of research conducted and technology developed at the University.