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Yolonda Wilson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care Ethics

Affiliated Faculty

Courses Taught

African American Political Philosophy; Applied Ethics; Bioethics; Feminist Philosophy; Law and Morality; Race Theory; Social and Political Philosophy


Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Research Interests

  • Bioethics
  • Social and political philosophy
  • Race theory
  • Feminist philosophy

Honors and Awards

Wilson’s public scholarship on issues of bioethics, race, and gender has appeared in The Hastings Center’s Bioethics Forum and The Conversation and has been republished in outlets such as The Los Angeles TimesThe Chicago Tribune,, and The Philly Voice. Her article for The Conversation, “Why Black Women’s Experiences of #MeToo Are Different,” was re-published internationally and forms the basis for an edited volume on feminist philosophy and #MeToo. Her media appearances include outlets such as Al Jazeera English and The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) Radio.

Professional Organizations and Associations

Wilson has worked as a visiting scholar in the Department of Bioethics at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD.