Janet Stemwedel

Janet Stemwedel Portrait

Chair, Department of Philosophy (Photo by: David Schmitz/San Jose State University)

Janet Stemwedel is the chair of the Department of Philosophy within the College of Humanities and the Arts. She holds doctoral degrees in philosophy and physical chemistry from Stanford University. Her research centers on ethics and epistemology, a branch of philosophy concerned with the theory of knowledge. Her interests include responsible conduct of scientific research, ethical implications of science, communication between scientists and non-scientists, and effective strategies for teaching science and ethics.

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Philosophy, Science, Ethics