University of Connecticut
Department of Philosophy
PhD, 1982
New Haven, CT, United States of America
Areas of Specialization
Applied Ethics
Meta-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).