Prof. James Giordano, PhD
Research Associate, Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK)
Director, Center for Neurotechnology Studies
Vice President, Academic Programs Potomac Institute for Policy Studies (Arlington, VA, US)
Prof. James Giordano is Director of the Center for Neurotechnology Studies and Vice President of all Academic Programs at the Potomac Institute. He is also a Research Associate of the Oxford Centre of Neuroethics, University of Oxford, UK, and Visiting Professor of Neurophilosophy and Neuroethics at Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms’ Universität, Bonn, Germany.
Prof. Giordano is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Philosophy, Ethics and Humanities in Medicine, Associate Editor for the international journal Neuroethics, neuroscience and ethics editor (and former Deputy Editor-in-Chief) for the journal Pain Physician, ethics and policy section editor of Practical Pain Management, neuroscience editor for the multi-lingual journal Research in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (Forschende Komplmentärmedizin), and Editor-in-Chief of the book series Advances in Neurotechnology: Ethical, Legal and Social Issues (published by Taylor-Francis/CRC Press). The author of over 120 publications in neuroscience, pain, neurophilosophy, and neuroethics, his recent books include: Pain: Mind, Meaning, and Medicine (PPM-Publishers’ Press); Scientific and Philosophical Perspectives in Neuroethics (with Bert Gordijn, Cambridge University Press); and Pain Medicine: Philosophy, Ethics and Policy (with Mark Boswell; Linton Atlantic Books).
His ongoing research addresses the role of neuroscience and technology in medicine, social, and national defense applications, and explores the neuroethics of pain, pain care, and implications for the treatment of human and non-human organisms.