Andrew H. Peterson
Andrew Peterson is an assistant professor in the department of philosophy at George Mason University, an affiliate researcher at the University of Pennsylvania Memory Center, a guest researcher at the National Institutes of Health
Department of Bioethics and a Greenwall Faculty Scholar, the most prestigious early-career bioethics award in the United States. His work centers on bioethics, brain injury and the philosophy of neuroscience. Dr. Peterson is an innovative and passionate
teacher whose interdisciplinary courses attract students from across the university, including from neuroscience, psychology, medical science and philosophy. A key feature of his teaching approach is project-based, student-centered learning. He received
a Ph.D. from the University of Western Ontario, Canada, an M.A. from San Francisco State University and a B.A. with distinction from Sonoma State University.