Who We Are

The Hastings Center is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization created from multiple disciplines, including philosophy, law, political science, and education. The Hastings Center was critical to establishing the field of bioethics in 1969 and has been evolving ever since. Founded by philosopher Daniel Callahan and psychoanalyst Willard Gaylin, The Hastings Center is the oldest independent, nonpartisan, interdisciplinary research institute of its kind in the world.

The Hastings Center and its scholars produce publications on ethical issues in health, science, and technology that inform policy, practice, and public understanding. We are an equal-opportunity employer, committed to building a diverse staff and creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Contact us to learn more.

Our research: Search for current projects and a selection of our past projects.

Our publications: Find out more about our two journals, the Hastings Center Report, and Ethics & Human Research, our online publication Hastings Bioethics Forum, our public events, and explainers on a wide range of ethics areas Bioethics Briefings.

Our team: Learn about us.

Looking for bioethicists to interview? Check out our For the Media page.