Dr. Lisa Fuller is currently an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at Merrimack College. Formerly, she was a Visiting Fellow at the Global Justice Program at Yale University, an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University at Albany (SUNY), and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Sheffield. She received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of Toronto.


Dr. Fuller regularly teaches introduction to philosophy, biomedical ethics and philosophy of law. She has also taught courses such as Introduction to Ethical Theory, Death & Dying and Gender & Global Justice.


Her particular areas of research interest are global justice, bioethics and feminism.  She has worked closely with Doctors Without Borders – Holland on the ethical and policy implications of humanitarian aid.  Much of her work has focused on questions of priority-setting for international non-governmental organizations, as well as their ethical obligations to their beneficiaries and donors more generally. In other work she investigates the relationships between gender oppression and global economic inequality, as well as issues in non-ideal theory. Fuller has recently taken an interest in the theory and practice of clinical ethics consultation.  She has received training in ethics consulting at the Cleveland Clinic, and now serves on the Ethics Committee of the Department of Developmental Services for Northeast Massachusetts. 


She has published in journals including the Journal of Moral Philosophy, Developing World Bioethics, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice and American Journal of Bioethics.


Her full CV is available here.