Associate Professor


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Associate Professor
    • Director of Jann Benson Ethics Center
  • Concentration:

    • bioethics
    • ethics
    • social and political philosophy
  • Department:

    • Philosophy
  • Education:

    • PhD, Rice University. MBE, University of Pennsylvania


Assistant Professor. Ph.D. Rice University, 2013. MBE (Master of Bioethics), University of Pennsylvania, 2015. After completing his Ph.D., Gorin spent two years as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Advanced Biomedical Ethics in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine. He specializes in bioethics and in moral and political philosophy, working primarily on the ethics of interpersonal influence and on distributive justice at the level of abstract philosophical theorizing as well as in applied, practical contexts. In addition to teaching and conducting research in the Philosophy Department, Gorin works with the Research Integrity and Compliance Review Office (RICRO) of the Vice President for Research, where he helps develop and implement research ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) education across the university. He has published articles in American Philosophical Quarterly, The Hastings Center Report, The American Journal of Bioethics, Philosophia, and Public Health Ethics.