Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy
George Mason University
Andrew Peterson is an Assistant Professor and Greenwall Faculty Scholar in the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy and Department of Philosophy at George Mason University. He is also a Guest Researcher (in residence) in the Bioethics Department at the National Institutes of Health. Previously, he received his PhD in philosophy (2016) from Western University, Canada, supervised by Charles Weijer. He was a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar in the Rotman Institute of Philosophy and the Brain and Mind Institute at the Western University, Canada. His research centres on ethical and epistemological issues in the scientific study of consciousness, with special focus on brain injury.