Sara Goering is Professor of Philosophy, Core Faculty for the Program on Ethics, and the Disability Studies Program. She is adjunct in the Department of Bioethics and Humanities. She co-leads the ethics thrust at the UW Center for Neurotechnology. She teaches courses in bioethics, ethics, philosophy of disability, feminist philosophy, and philosophy of medicine. She also spends time discussing philosophy with children in the Seattle public schools, through the UW Center for Philosophy of Children.
- Jones, Nic R., Debi Talukdar, and Sara Goering. 2022. “Can Pre-College Philosophy Help Academic Philosophy’s Diversity Problem?: Reflecting on What Diverse Philosophers Say about Early Exposure to Philosophy.” Precollege Philosophy and Public Practice 4: 5-31. https://doi.org/10.5840/p4202241323.
- Goering and Klein (2020) “Fostering Neuroethics Integration with Neuroscience in the BRAIN Initiative: Comments on the NIH Neuroethics Roadmap (2020)” AJOB Neuroethics 11:3, 184-188, https://doi.org/10.1080/21507740.2020.1778120
- Goering, S. and Klein, K. (2020) "Embedding Ethics in Neural Engineering: An Integrated Transdisciplinary Collaboration" in A Guide to Field Philosophy: Case Studies and Practical Strategies (eds. Brister and Frodeman), pp. 17-34, Routledge.
- Goering, Sara, and Eran Klein. "Neurotechnologies and Justice by, with, and for Disabled People." In The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Disability. Oxford University Press, 2019. http://www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190622879.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780190622879-e-33.
- Pham, Michelle, Sara Goering, Matthew Sample, Jane E. Huggins, and Eran Klein.“Asilomar Survey: Researcher Perspectives on Ethical Principles and Guidelines for BCI Research.” Brain-Computer Interfaces 5 (2018): 1-15. DOI: 10.1080/2326263X.2018.1530010
- Goering, Sara. “Thinking Differently: Neurodiversity and Neural Engineering.” In The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics, edited by L. Syd M. Johnson and Karen S. Rommelfanger, 37-50. New York: Routledge, 2017.
- Specker Sullivan, Laura, Eran Klein, Tim Brown, Matthew Sample, Michelle Pham, Paul Tubig, Raney Folland, Anjali Truitt, and Sara Goering. “Keeping Disability in Mind: A Case Study in Implantable Brain-Computer Interface Research.” Science and Engineering Ethics published online June 2017; DOI 10.1007/s11948-017-9928-9
- Goering, Sara, Eran Klein, Darin Dougherty, and Alik Widge. “Staying in the Loop: Relational Agency and Identity in Next Generation DBS for Psychiatry.” AJOB Neuroscience 8.2 (2017): 59-70.
- Brown, Timothy, Patrick Moore, Jeffrey Herron, Margaret Thompson, Tamara Bonaci, Howard Chizeck, and Sara Goering. "Personal Responsibility in the Age of User-controlled Neuroprosthetics." in the proceedings of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Ethics in Engineering, Science and Technology (ETHICS), pp. 1-12. IEEE, 2016.
- Brown, Timothy, Margaret C Thompson, Jeffrey Herron, Andrew Ko, Howard Chizeck, and Sara Goering. “Controlling Our Brains – a Case Study on the Implications of Brain-Computer Interface-Triggered Deep Brain Stimulation for Essential Tremor.” Brain-Computer Interfaces, September 14, 2016: 1–6.
- Klein, Eran, Sara Goering, Josh Gagne, Conor V. Shea, Rachel Franklin, Samuel Zorowitz, Darin D. Dougherty, and Alik S. Widge. “Brain-Computer Interface-Based Control of Closed-Loop Brain Stimulation: Attitudes and Ethical Considerations.” Brain-Computer Interfaces 3, no. 3 (2016): 1–9.
- Goering, Sara, Eran Klein, Timothy Brown, Matthew Sample, and Anjali Truitt, “Engineering the Brain: Ethical Issues and the Introduction of Neural Devices.” Hastings Center Report 45, no. 6 (2015): 26-35.
- Goering, Sara, "Eugenics", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2014 Edition), Edward N. Zalta (ed.http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2014/entries/eugenics/
- Goering, Sara, Shudak, Nicholas, and Wartenberg, Thomas, eds. Philosophy in Schools: An Introduction for Philosophers and Teachers. New York: Routledge, 2013.
- Goering, Sara. “Postnatal Reproductive Autonomy: Promoting Relational Autonomy and Self-Trust in New Parents.” Bioethics 23.1 (2009): 9-19.
- Goering, Sara, Holland, Suzanne, and Fryer-Edwards, Kelly. “Transforming Genetic Research Practices with Marginalized Communities: A Case for Responsive Justice.” Hastings Center Report 38.2 (2008): 43-53.
- Goering, Sara. “’You say you’re happy, but…’: Contested Quality of Life Judgments in Bioethics and Disability Studies.” Journal of Bioethical Inquiry 5 (2008): 125-135.
- Goering, Sara and Eran Klein. "Embedding Ethics in Neural Engineering: An Integrated Transdisciplinary Collaboration.” In Philosophy for the Real World: An Introduction to Field Philosophy with Case Studies and Practical Strategies, edited by Evelyn Brister and Robert Frodeman. Routledge, (forthcoming).
- Letter from the Chair - November 9, 2022
- Neuroethics Research Group receives NIH grant - November 9, 2022
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2022 - June 29, 2022
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2021 - June 14, 2021
- Awards Ceremony 2021 - June 2, 2021
- Sara Goering Discusses the Need for Neuro Privacy Rights - June 2, 2021
- A Network of Two - May 19, 2021
- UW neuroethics team co-authored paper in Neuroethics journal - May 6, 2021
- The ethics of augmenting your brain and body - January 26, 2021
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2020 - June 25, 2020
- UW Neuroethics team members win numerous awards at 2019 International Neuroethics Society meeting - November 19, 2019
- Neuroethics group celebrates summer 2019 undergraduate research program - August 23, 2019
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2019 - July 14, 2019
- UW-led philosophy team receives $1.5M grant to study the ethics of neurotechnology research - November 29, 2018
- Gerler Symposium on Race & Equity in Philosophy for Children [with videos] - June 27, 2018
- Faculty Summer Reading Recommendations 2018 - June 26, 2018
- Register for the Gerler Symposium on Race & Equity in Philosophy for Children - April 23, 2018
- Ethics & Policy: 200 Days into the Trump Administration Workshop - September 18, 2017
- Ethics as a cornerstone of neural engineering research - June 20, 2017
- Benjamin Rabinowitz Symposium in Medical Ethics on Race, Health & Justice - April 27, 2017
- Recognizing and Combating Racism and Sexism - #philosophyresponds: Conversations After the Election - March 9, 2017
- Hate Speech and Slurs - #philosophyresponds: Conversations After the Election - January 30, 2017
- #philosophy responds: Conversations After the Election - January 17, 2017
- Navigating the Ethics of Neuroscience - August 5, 2016
- Spring Philosophy Symposiums and Workshop - July 18, 2016
- "Stimulating the Self: Neurotechnology, Identity, and Agency" Symposium in Neuroethics - April 6, 2016
- UW Philosophers Talk About the Migration Crisis - December 15, 2015
- UW Philosophers Talk about the Migration Crisis - Health - Carina Fourie and Sara Goering - December 3, 2015
- Short film "Philosophical Children" showcases UW Center for Philosophy for Children - August 19, 2015
- Is Mind Control Ethical? Ask Professor Sara Goering. - May 14, 2014
- Awards and Achievements 2012 - April 1, 2014
- Newsletter Fall 2011 Awards and Achievements Faculty - March 31, 2014
- Newsletter Fall 2011 Philosophy for Children - March 27, 2014
- Newsletter Fall 2010 Rabinowitz Symposium - March 27, 2014
- Newsletter Fall 2010 Bioethics and American Medicine - March 27, 2014
- Newsletter Winter 2012 Rabinowitz Symposium - March 13, 2014
- Philosophy for Children Updates Spring 2012 - March 6, 2014
- Neuroethics Project at UW - October 21, 2013
- Sara Goering Answers Ethical Questions relating to Brain Technology on KUOW - October 4, 2013