Cristina Richie, PhD is a Lecturer in the Philosophy and Ethics of Technology department at the Delft University of Technology. Richie was previously an Assistant Professor in the Bioethics and Interdisciplinary Studies Department at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University (Greenville, NC). She has also taught at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and Tufts University. In 2019, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Richie is the Chair of the Environmental Bioethics Affinity Group of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and holds a nominated fellowship at the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity at Trinity International University (Deerfield, Il). She has been a visiting scholar at the Hastings Center (USA) in 2011, the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Law, KU Leuven in 2018, the Just World Institute, University of Edinburgh, in 2019 and the Center for Bioethics, Harvard Medical School, in 2019. Dr. Richie’s research is dedicated to just, sustainable health care, often from feminist, queer, or theological perspectives. In addition to her monograph, Principles of Green Bioethics: Sustainability in Health Care (Michigan State University Press, 2019), Dr. Richie is the author of over fifty articles in journals including the American Journal of Bioethics, the Journal of Medical Ethics, the Hastings Center Report, and Developing World Bioethics. She is currently writing her second monograph, Environmental Ethics and Medical Reproduction. In addition to being the joint-Editor of Global Bioethics, she is also on the editorial board of Global Bioethics Enquiry, and was a guest editor of The New Bioethics 2020 volume on “Sustainability and Bioethics.” Her writing awards include the William E. Lapus Health Sciences Author Medal (2019), the Catholic Health Association Annual Theology and Ethics Colloquium Award (2013), and the San Ramon Valley Times Gold Pen Award (1999).