Deborah R. Barnbaum
Professor, Health Care Ethics Coordinator
University of Massachusetts, Ph.D. 1996 Philosophy
University of Massachusetts, M.A. 1993 Philosophy
University of California, Los Angeles, B.A. 1990 Philosophy and English
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Deborah R. Barnbaum, The Ethics of Autism: Among Them But Not of Them, Indiana University Press, 2008.
Deborah R. Barnbaum and Michael Byron, Research Ethics: Text and Readings, Prentice Hall, 2001.
Don Swekoski and Deborah R. Barnbaum, â€œThe Gamblerâ€™s Fallacy, The Therapeutic Misconception, and Unrealistic Optimism,â€ IRB: Ethics & Human Research 35 (2013): 1-6.
Kyle Hunter and Deborah R. Barnbaum, â€œPragmatic Aesthetics and the Autistic Artist,â€ Journal of Aesthetic Education 46 (2012): 48-56.
â€œYou Get What Someone Else Will Pay For,â€ Theoretical and Applied Ethics 1 (2011): 28-31.
"Supererogation and Clinical Research,"Medicine, Healthcare, and Philosophy, 11 (2008): 343-349.
"Making More Sense of 'Minimal Risk'," IRB: Ethics & Human Research 24 (2002): 10-13.
"Teaching Empathy in Medical Ethics: The Use of 'Lottery Assignments'," Teaching Philosophy 24 (2001): 65-77.
Department of Philosophy