Naval War College provost to discuss challenges of new technologies
Humanity is on the verge of multiple technological revolutions that will change how people work as well as the quality and length of their lives.
Lewis Duncan, provost of the U.S. Naval War College, will visit Salve Regina Wednesday, Oct. 5 to discuss the ethical and societal implications of these new technologies. Sponsored by the Pell Center for International Relations and Public Policy, “The Ethical Challenge of New Technologies” will be held at 7 p.m. in the Young Building. To RSVP, visit the Pell Center’s Eventbrite page.
Internationally recognized as an accomplished research scientist in experimental space physics and radiophysics, Duncan is also a leading scholar in the societal and ethical implications of emerging technologies. He remains active in the field of international security studies, participates in national science and technology policy discussions, and is a frequent contributor on issues of higher education strategic change, technology-assisted student-centered learning and STEM educational reform.
Duncan serves on the board of directors of the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space, responsible for management of the U.S. National Laboratory of the International Space Station. He is also an associated fellow of the U.N. Institute for Training and Research, supporting the U.N. Operational Satellite Applications Technology program.
For more information on Duncan’s lecture, contact the Pell Center at (401) 341-2927 or firstname.lastname@example.org.