Interdisciplinary

ISPS Faculty Fellow
Assistant Professor of Statistics and Data Science

Elisa Celis is an assistant professor in the Statistics & Data Science department at Yale University. She studies the manifestation of social and economic biases in our online lives via the algorithms that encode and perpetuate them. Her research leverages both experimental and theoretical approaches, and her work spans multiple disciplines including data science, machine learning, fairness in socio-technical systems and algorithm design.

At Yale she co-founded the Computation and Society Initiative.

ISPS Director's Fellow 2022
ISPS Director's Fellow, 2022

Julianna Lai is a senior in the Ethics, Politics, & Economics program concentrating in histories and theories of social oppression. She’s an advocate for treating gender and racial inequalities as asset-building issues and hopes to research the effects of racial capitalism and barriers to mobility on the functioning of democratic institutions. She has worked in both local and international development for the City of New Haven, the United Nations in Burma, and in the private sector.

Director Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics; Senior Lecturer Political Science; Lecturer School of Management

Stephen R. Latham became Director of the Yale Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics in 2011, having been Deputy Director since 2008.  For the previous nine years, he had been Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Health Law & Policy at Quinnipiac University School of Law; during that time, he also taught business ethics at the Yale School of Management each year. Before entering academia full-time, Latham served as Director of Ethics Standards at the American Medical Association, and as secretary to its Council on Ethical and Judicial Affairs.

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