Thomas Michael Powers


Phone: (302) 831-3229


Office: 204 24 Kent Way (Philosophy)

Journalists: Andrea Boyle Tippett (UD Media Relations) can assist with interview requests for this expert. 302-831-1421,
  • A specialist in scientific ethics, Powers directs UD's Center for Science, Ethics and Public Policy.
  • Can discuss the ethics of emerging technologies, the environment, nanotechnology and research.
  • Is conversational in biomedical ethics and ethics related to computers and information technology.
  • Has also conducted extensive research on the work of German philosopher Immanuel Kant.

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Associate Professor, Philosophy
Assistant Professor, Philosophy

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UDaily Articles:
UD profs bring discussion of nanoethics to Pakistan and Dubai
SEPP director Powers discusses 'human enhancement' at Oxford University
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ethics, environment, nanotechnology