Justin Biddle

Justin  Biddle
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Associate Professor
  • Residential Fellow (2013-2014)
  • "Intellectual Property Rights and the Social Control of Information: The Case of Genetically Modified Seeds"

Justin Biddle is an assistant professor in the School of Public Policy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He specializes in philosophy of science, bioethics, and philosophy of food.

Professor Biddle’s research focuses on the role of values in science and on the epistemic and ethical implications of the social organization of science and technology. His current research focuses on the effects of intellectual property laws and policies on the production and distribution of scientific and technological knowledge. He is the author of numerous publications in journals, including Philosophy of ScienceStudies in History and Philosophy of ScienceSocial EpistemologyNew Waves in Philosophy of Science, the Kennedy Institute of Ethics and the Routledge Companion to Bioethics.

He is a past recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and was a Fellow at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research at Bielefeld University and a Fellow in Philosophy of Science in the Department of Philosophy at Bielefeld University, Germany.