Sandra Alexander

Assistant Professor of Humanities

School of Arts & Sciences

Humanities and Social Sciences Division


D.Phil., University of Oxford, England
M.Phil., University of St. Andrews, Scotland
B.A., University of California at Irvine, USA

Dr. Alexander was awarded the Doctorate of Philosophy from the University of Oxford in 2003 for her work on the French phenomenologist Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Since joining AUD in 2008, she has taught a range of courses, including Introduction to Philosophy and Logic, Moral Philosophy, Metaphysics, Professional Ethics, and Introduction to Critical Thinking.

Dr. Alexander’s current research concerns the various ethical dimensions of emerging technologies with a particular interest in AI. In February 2020, she was invited by the Pontificia Accademia per la Vita to present the paper “Educatio vitae: Prioritizing the person in ethics education in the age of AI” at its workshop during the 26th General Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Vatican City.

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