Director at Kennedy Institute of Ethics
Maggie Little is Director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown. Her writings on abortion, cosmetic surgery, and reasoning about risk have been widely reprinted. She has twice served as Visiting Scholar in residence at the National Institutes of Health Department of Bioethics. She is a founding member of The Ob-Gyn Risk Research Group, which brings together experts from medical epidemiology, obstetrics and gynecology, philosophy, bioethics, gender theory, and the medical humanities, for research encompassing a wide variety of issues in reproductive health and clinical research ethics. Together with Ruth Faden and Anne Lyerly, she co-founded The Second Wave Initiative, which works to promote responsible research into the health needs of pregnant women.