Key Activities of Philosophy Professor

Christopher Meyers

Christopher Meyers

The scholarship and academic achievements of Dr. Christopher Meyers, Philosophy & Religious Studies Department, are provided. These key activities cover the period of 2008/2009 to 2010/2011.

BOOK:
Meyers, Christopher. Journalism Ethics: A Philosophical Approach, edited collection of original essays (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:
Meyers, Christopher. “Re-Appreciating W.D Ross: Naturalizing Prima Facie Duties and a Proposed Method,” Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Vol. 26, #4, December 2011, Forthcoming.

Meyers, Christopher. “Religious Beliefs and Surrogate Medical Decision-Making,” with Stewart Eskew, (former CSUB Philosophy Student) Journal of Clinical Ethics, Vol. 20, #2, Summer 2009, pp. 192-200.

Meyers, Christopher. Reprint, in German translation, of “Clinical Ethics Consulting and Conflicts of Interest: Structurally Intertwined,” in Klinische Ethikkomitees Chancen, Risiken und Nebenwirkungen, edited by Andreas Frewer, Uwe Fahr and Wolfgang Rascher (Berlin: Königshausen & Newman; 2008. First printed in Hastings Center Report, Vol. 37, #2, March-April 2007, pp. 32-40.

SOLICITED BOOK REVIEW:
“Communication Ethics Through 28 Lenses,” Solicited Review of Christians, C.G. and Merrill, J.C. (Eds.), Ethical Communication: Moral Stances in Human Dialogue. Journal of Mass Media Ethics, Vol. 25, #1, January-March, 2010, pp. 87-89.

ACCEPTED, BUT NO PUBLICATION INFORMATION YET AVAILABLE:
Meyers, Christopher. Three articles for the forthcoming International Ethics Encyclopedia (each averaging ~5,000 words)–“Journalistic Ethics,” “Journalistic Objectivity,” and “Professional Ethics.”

PRESENTATIONS:
Dr. Meyers has given eight peer reviewed national lectures, either sole or as part of a panel. He also has provided dozens of regional invited lectures.

GRANT:
Dr. Christopher Meyers is the primary author and co-director for “Implementing POLST in the Greater Bakersfield Area,” a four-year grant funded by California Coalition for Compassionate Care.

NOTABLE PROFESSIONAL SERVICE:
Dr. Meyers  was elected to the Board of Directors for Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, the leading organization in the field.

IN THE NEWS:
Dr. Meyers has published around nine op-ed columns in local media during this time period and is regularly quoted in the paper or interviewed for television and radio on contemporary ethics issues.

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