Amy Laura Hall

 Amy Laura Hall
AddressPost Office Box 90968
Durham, NC 27708

Associate Professor of Christian Ethics, Duke University Divinity School

B.A., Emory University,
M.Div., Yale University,
Ph.D., Yale University,

Hall was named a Henry Luce III Fellow in Theology for 2004-2005 and has received funding from the Lilly Foundation, the Josiah Trent Memorial Foundation, the American Theological Library Association, the Child in Religion and Ethics Project, and the Pew Foundation.

At Duke University, Professor Hall serves on the Steering Committee of the Genome Ethics, Law, and Policy Center and as a faculty member for the FOCUS program of the Institute on Genome Sciences and Policy. She has served on the Duke Medical Center’s Institutional Review Board and as an Ethics Consultant to the V.A. Center in Durham.

A member of the Bioethics Task Force of the United Methodist Church, Hall has been asked to present her work on reproductive ethics to the World Council of Churches in Geneva, as well as to academic audiences in Zurich, Aarhus, Cambridge, Edinburgh, and Oxford. While her primary research work concentrates on bioethics at the beginning of life, she also serves on the Faculty Council of the Institute on Care at the End of Life.

An ordained elder in the Southwest Texas Conference, she has served in both suburban and urban parishes.

Read Professor Hall’s comments to National Public Radio on Christmas as a holiday both “holy and horrible.”

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