HUC-UC Ethics Center Center for the Study of Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems
Scholar-in-Residence Program

The Scholar-in-Residence program was initially introduced by Dr. Jonathan Cohen in 2001, to strengthen the existing academic partnership between HUC-UC Ethics Center and the University of Cincinnati. The first scholar-in-residence was Dr. Julian Wuerth, a member of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cincinnati. Because of ongoing relationships with other area research centers, however, it was decided to expand the eligibility for scholar-in-residence beyond the University of Cincinnati. The scholar-in-residence program has proven mutually beneficial for both institutions involved (HUC-UC Ethics Center and the institution at which the scholar teaches), as it centers on an exchange of knowledge and expertise in areas of ethical issues, therefore promoting HUC-UC Ethics Center's mission.

Mark Stavsky
Julian Wuerth

Mark Stavsky – 2002-2003
A 1973 graduate of Northwestern University, Dr. Mark Stavsky earned the degree of Juris Doctor magna cum laude from DePaul University College of Law in 1976. He received a Master of Laws (in Criminal Justice) degree in 1982 from New York University School of Law, where he was Marshall Fellow in Civil Liberties. Dr. Stavsky has been a visiting lecturer and scholar in Japan, England, Pakistan, and Thailand. His most recent publication is entitled The Journey to Miranda and Beyond: The Development of the Constitutional Right to Counsel During Interrogation (1998).

Dr. Stavsky currently teaches at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, specializing in criminal procedure, evidence, trial advocacy, white collar crime, comparative law, and prisoner's rights. During his residency, Dr. Stavsky taught a joint course in "Criminality and Civil Disability" at the University of Cincinnati College of Law and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Autumn, 2002.

Julian Wuerth – 2001-2002
A 1993 graduate of the University of Chicago, Dr. Julian Wuerth earned his doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Pennsylvania. He attended the Humboldt University in Berlin on a DAAD Fellowship in 1997-98. His areas of specialization include the ethics and theoretical philosophy of Immanuel Kant, early modern philosophy, philosophy of mind, German Idealism, and contemporary ethics. He currently teaches at the University of Cincinnati Department of Philosophy, and has been director of the ethics program at the University of Cincinnati College of Law.