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Yvette Pearson

  • Yvette Pearson
  • Associate Professor & Chair
  • Philosophy & Religious Studies
  • 9011 Batten Arts and Letters
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-6509
  • ypearson@odu.edu
  • Education

    University Of Miami, 2002
    Major: Philosophy
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Miami, 1997
    Major: Philosophy
    Degree: M.A.
    University of San Diego, 1993
    Major: Philosophy
    Degree: B.A.
  • Expertise

    Philosophy
    Bioethics (reproductive ethics, genetic testing, human embryonic stem cell research), robot ethics
  • Summer Ethics Internship, University of Miami, Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy
  • Trau-Zwerner Summer Internship in Applied Ethics, University of Miami, Ethics Programs
  • 2009: Robert L. Stern Award for Excellence in Teaching, College of Arts and Letters
  • 2001: Gerrit and Edith Schipper Outstanding Graduate Student Award , University of Miami, Department of Philosophy
  • 1997: Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Miami, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research