Forrest Perry

Forrest Perry is Associate for Special Projects at the Center for Ethics and has an appointment as lecturer in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, where he teaches "Computers and Ethics." Forrest has a B.A. from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Vanderbilt. His teaching and research interests fall within the broad category of social and political philosophy. In his latest research, Forrest has drawn from the work of John Dewey, Pierre Bourdieu, and others to reconstruct widely held views about freedom and the so-called free market. Forrest is committed to working across disciplines, which he has done in fellowship capacity at Vanderbilt's Center for Ethics, Center for Teaching, and the Writing Studio.