University of Connecticut
Department of Philosophy
PhD, 1982
APA Eastern Division
New Haven, CT, United States of America
Areas of Specialization
Applied Ethics
Normative Ethics
Areas of Interest
Philosophy of Mind

Joel Marks is professor emeritus of philosophy at the University of New Haven and a Bioethics Center Scholar at Yale University. Main areas of scholarly interest have been theoretical and applied ethics, both having come together in recent years in thinking about animal ethics. Meanwhile a new area of interest is planetary defense (against comets and asteroids).