Parker Crutchfield

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Parker Crutchfield
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Office: 
(269) 337-4244
Location: 
2417 Linda Richards Building, 1000 Oakland Dr.
Mailing address: 
Department of Philosophy
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5328 USA
Education: 
  • B.A., Philosophy, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Arizona State University
Research interests: 
  • Health Care Ethics
  • Research Ethics
  • Moral Psychology
Bio: 

Dr. Parker Crutchfield received his bachelor's degree in philosophy at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He completed his Ph.D. in philosophy at Arizona State University, working in applied ethics, epistemology and the philosophy of science. Following graduate school, he was assistant professor of ethics and the inaugural director of research at the Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health at A.T. Still University, a school which he helped found. As assistant professor in the program in medical ethics, humanities, and law at WMed, Dr. Crutchfield conducts clinical ethics consultations, teaches medical students and residents, and conducts research in medical ethics.