David Gray Grant
Lecturer on Philosophy
Research Interests: Ethics of Technology (especially artificial intelligence), Philosophy of Science (especially computer and data science)
David received his Ph.D. from MIT in 2018. His research focuses on ethical issues in the design of automated decision systems and autonomous software agents. He runs the Embedded EthiCS Teaching Lab at Harvard University as part of his work with the Embedded EthiCS @ Harvard program. The program is a joint effort between the philosophy and computer science departments at Harvard, and develops ethics modules for preexisting computer science courses. He is also a Senior Research Fellow in Digital Ethics and Governance at the Jain Family Institute.
In 2017, David was a summer research fellow at the USC Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society. He previously studied philosophy as an undergraduate at UNC Chapel Hill.