Dr. Jan Boxill is Director of the Parr Center for Ethics, Chair of the Faculty, and a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. Jan received her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from UCLA. She specializes and teaches courses in ethics, social and political philosophy and feminist theory. She is editor of Sports Ethics (Blackwell 2003) and Issues in Race and Gender (2000), and has written articles on ethics in sports, Title IX, and affirmative action. Currently she is working on a book, Front Porch Ethics: The Moral Significance of Sport.
The Peggy Downes Baskin Lecture is a lively forum for the discussion and exploration of ethically challenging issues central to human life. Presented annually by the Philosophy Department, the Ethics Lecture is made possible by the Peggy Downes Baskin Humanities Endowment for Interdisciplinary Ethics, a funds created in honor of Peggy Downes's longtime interest in ethical issues across the academic spectrum.
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