Dr. Aimee Zellers is the Interim Associate Provost and a tenured Associate Professor of Philosophy at Carlow University, where she has taught since 2013. She also has served Carlow in a variety of roles including Chair of the Art, Communication, and English Department (2022 – 2023), Co-Chair of the University Faculty Assembly (2021 – 2023), and as the Michele R. Atkins Endowed Chair for Ethics Across the Curriculum (2013 – 2016).

She earned her PhD in Healthcare Ethics from Duquesne University in 2015. Prior to earning her MA in Philosophy at Duquesne University in 2010 she completed a BA in history and philosophy at Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Aimee’s scholarship interests are twofold. The first area is ethics and emerging health technologies. The second, ethics pedagogy, stems from her passion and dedication as an educator. She has presented locally, nationally, and internationally in both research areas.


PhD, Health Care Ethics, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
MA, Philosophy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
BA, Philosophy and History double major, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pa.


  • Ethics and emerging health technologies
  • Ethics pedagogy


  • Zellers, A., “Resources for global ethics education,” chapter in “Global Education in Bioethics,” editor, Henk ten Have, Springer, 2018
  • “Emerging Medical Devices and Diagnostic Tools: Ethical considerations for using human genome sequencing as a diagnostic tool in health care,” article in Western Pennsylvania Hospital News, 2012
  • Review of “The Capability Approach, Technology and Design,” by Ilse Oosterlaken and Jeroen van den Hoven, Medicine Health Care and Philosophy, 2013
  • Review of “Jewish Eugenics,” by John Glad, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 2012

Awards & Recognition

  • Book review editor for International Journal of Ethics Education
  • Manuscript reviewer, The International Journal of Ethics Education, Springer, 2016-present 
  • Manuscript reviewer, Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, Springer, 2017 to present

Professional Memberships 

  • American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities
  • International Association for Education in Ethics
  • Order of Omega Greek Honor Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
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