Next Generation Ethics Book

The Neely Center is producing an upcoming book called Next Generation Ethics. The book will examine important ethical dilemmas that we face today, and will include brief stories and case studies, as well as perspectives on the ethical dilemmas that we will face in the future. The book includes chapters examining cyberethics, organizational culture, artificial intelligence and many other important, relevant topics. For more information please contact

A select number of chapters are listed below, others will be announced shortly.

  • Foundations of Ethical Decision Making - Ronald A. Howard, Stanford University, Ali E. Abbas, University of Southern California
  • Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence  - James Babcock, Cornell University; Janos Kramar, University of Montreal; Roman V. Yampolskiy, University of Louisville
  • AI, People and Society - An Interview with Eric Horvitz. Microsoft
  • Composite Ethical Frameworks for IoT and Other Emerging Technologies - Max Senges, Patrick Ryan, Richard Whitt, Google
  • Ethics in Cyberspace: Freedom, Rights, and Cybersecurity - Richard A. Spinello, Boston College
  • Social Media Ethics 2.0 - Jeremy Harris Lipschultz - University of Nebraska Omaha 
  • Looking Back to go Forwards: The Ethics of Journalism in a Social Media Age - Glenda Cooper, City, University of London 
  • Transparency: The What, Why, and How of Organizational Effectiveness and Ethics - James O'Toole, University of Southern California 
  • Global Engagement by Leaders: A Moral Imperative Intentionally Crafting Ethical and Sustainable Corporate Cultures -  Marsha Ershaghi Hames 
  • Big Data Privacy, Ethics and Enterprise Continuous Monitoring Systems- Daniel E. O’Leary, University of Southern California
  • The Whistle that Was Not Blown: VW, Diesels, and Engineers - Michael Davis, Illinois Institute of Technology 
  • Addressing Corruption in Our Global Engineering/ Construction Industry - William P. Henry
  • Engineering Codes of Ethics: Legal Protection and Empowerment for Engineers - Jeffrey H. Matsuura
  • Engineering Ethics When Lives are on the Line: When Does Bad Engineering Become Bad Ethics? - Neil Seigel, University of Southern California
  • Evolutionary Ethics: a Potentially Helpful Framework in Engineering a Better Society - John Celona 
  • Medical Ethics: Human and Technological Factors - Josh Hyatt, University of Southern California
  • Next Generation Ethical Development of Medical Devices: Considering Harms, Benefits, Fairness, and Freedom - Andrew O. Brightman, Purdue University, Johnathan Beever, University of Central Florida, Michael Hiles, Cook Biotech, Inc.
  • Case Studies of Product Life Cycle Environmental Impacts for Teaching Engineering Ethics - Matthew Eckelman, Jacques Isaacs, Chrisopher Bosso, John Basl, Northeastern University, Kathleen Eggleson, Indiana University Medical School - South Bend
  • Ethics Issues Facing Engineers in Oil and Gas Operations - Iraj Ershaghi, University of Southern California
  • Techno Innovations; the Role of Ethical Standards, Law and Regulation and the Public Interest - Frank Zerunyan, University of Southern California