Research Interests: Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy, moral education, ethics of emerging technologies.
William Cochran received his Ph.D. in Ancient Philosophy from Northwestern University in 2020. He then joined the Program for Leadership and Character at Wake Forest University as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Computer Science. While there, he taught courses on the ethics of emerging technologies and ethical leadership in computer science. He also designed ethics modules for courses on programming languages and machine learning. His writing has concentrated on Aristotle’s theory of education, especially as it applies to the cultivation of moral and intellectual virtue. His current research focuses on extending this grounding in ancient Greek thought to problems in the ethics of emerging technologies.
Personal Website: https://www.williambcochran.com/