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Faculty of Law

Visiting Professors Fall Semester 2020

Prof. Dr. Stephen J. Morse

Prof. Dr. Stephen J. Morse

Stephen J. Morse is Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law; Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry; Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society at the Univer-sity of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, USA. 

Stephen J. Morse works on problems of individual responsibility and agency. Morse has pub-lished numerous interdisciplinary articles and chapters and has co-edited collections, including (with A. Roskies) A Primer on Criminal Law and Neuroscience and (with L.Katz & M. Moore) Foundations of Criminal Law. He was a contributing author (with L. Alexander and K. Ferzan) to Crime and Culpability: A Theory of Criminal Law. He is working on a new book, Desert and Disease: Responsibility and Social Control. Morse was Co-Director of the MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Project. Morse is a Diplomate in Forensic Psy-chology of the American Board of Professional Psychology; a past president of Division 41 of the American Psychological Association; a recipient of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Distinguished Contribution Award; a member of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Mental Health and Law; and a trustee of the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law.  

Stephen J. Morse is one of the world's leading authorities working in the areas of criminal law, mental health law and law and neuroscience.

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