Anita Allen

Anita Allen is the Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy. A graduate of Harvard Law with a PhD from the University of Michigan in Philosophy, Allen is internationally renowned as an expert on philosophical dimensions of privacy and data protection law, ethics, bioethics, legal philosophy, women’s rights, and diversity in higher education. From 2010 to 2017, Allen served on President Obama’s Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. At present, she is the H.L.A. Hart Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford.