Professor of Pedagogy
Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Washington, 1990
1001 Rollins Research Center
Research interests: Gene regulation, science education, science and religion, bioethics, examining complex problems at the intersection of diverse disciplines.
Arri Eisen, Ph.D. is a senior lecturer in biology, Director of the Program in Science & Society, and Associate Faculty in the Ethics Center at Emory, where he has been since 1990.
He has an undergraduate degree with Honors in Biology from UNC-Chapel Hill and a PhD in Biochemistry from the UW-Seattle. Eisen has taught research ethics for a decade and teaches a broad range of courses in ethics, science and the science of teaching to faculty, undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and physicians.
He publishes in the basic science of gene regulation, and in science teaching, research ethics education, and interdisciplinary education.
His most recent projects include editing a two-volume work: Historical and Contemporary Issues in Science and Religion due out later this year, and a seminar course/internship for undergraduates in the history and biology of addiction and depression-part of a nationwide project attempting to address and prevent self-destructive behaviors among college students.