JAMES TABERY, PhD MA portrait
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Internal Medicine
  • Professor, Philosophy
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Professional Service

  • The Hastings Center. Role: Working Group Member. Wrestling with Social-Behavioral Genomics: Risks, Potential Benefits and Ethical Responsibility. 12/02/2019 - 12/31/2021
  • The 5th ELSI Congress. Role: Organizing Committee Member. Organizing Committee. 09/02/2019 - 07/31/2020
  • Genetics and Human Agency, a John Templeton Foundation research initiative. Advisory Committee. 01/01/2016 - 05/01/2019
  • Philosophy of Science Association. Biannual Meeting Program Committee. 01/01/2016 - 11/05/2016
  • Reductionism and Integration, Bioethics and Behavior: A Conference Celebrating the Career of Kenneth F. Schaffner. Co-organizer. 01/01/2016 - 09/23/2016
  • Studies in the History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. Reviewer. 12/2014 - present
  • Studies in the History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences. Referee. 09/2014 - present
  • British Journal for the Philosophy of Science. Reviewer. 03/2014 - present
  • Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine. Reviewer. 03/2014 - 03/2014
  • Philosophy of Science. Referee. 11/01/2010 - present
  • Oxford University Press. Book Proposal Reviewer. 11/01/2010 - 12/2012
  • Acta Biotheoretica. Referee. 08/01/2010 - 12/2012
  • Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science. Book chapter referee. 04/01/2010 - 12/2012
  • Philosophy of Science. Referee. 04/01/2010 - 12/2012

Internal Service

  • Hiring Committee. Chair, 07/01/2019 - 02/14/2020. Department service.
  • Associate Chair. 07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018. Department service.
  • Hiring Committee. Chair, 07/01/2017 - 01/31/2018. Department service.
  • Frontiers in Precision Medicine II: Cancer, Big Data, and the Public, University of Utah. Co-organizer, 12/01/2016 - 12/02/2016. University service.
  • College RoadMap committee member. 01/01/2016 - 08/31/2016. College service.
  • Ramona Cannon Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities. committee member, 01/01/2016 - 03/31/2016. College service.
  • Linguistics Department Chair search committee. 09/01/2015 - 03/31/2017. College service.
  • Hiring Committee, chair. 09/01/2015 - 03/31/2016. Department service.
  • Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee. Commitee Member, 08/01/2015 - 01/01/2017. University service.
  • Ramona Cannon Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities Committee. Committee Member, 02/2014 - 03/31/2017. College service.
  • Hiring Committee. Committee Member, 10/01/2010 - 03/30/2011. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Utah State Crisis Standards of Care Working Group, Role: Consultant . 06/01/2020 - present

Honors & Awards

  • Early Career Teaching Award. University of Utah, 04/2012
  • Ramona W. Cannon Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities. University of Utah College of Humanities, 04/2012

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