Curriculum Vitae PDF

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Philosophy
    University of Rochester

  • Assistant Director

    Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs
    Arts, Sciences and Engineering
    University of Rochester

  • Lecturer

    Department of Philosophy
    University of Rochester

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Philosophy
    Kansas State University

  • Research Fellow

    Medicine, Ethics, Society and History Unit
    University of Birmingham


  • Ph.D. - Philosophy - 2013

    Australian National University
    Thesis: "A Philosophical Examination of Security: The Concept and Its Value"
    Panel: Michael Selgelid (Chair), Christian Enemark, Nic Southwood

  • B.A. (Honours I) - Philosophy and International Relations - 2007

    University of Queensland
    Thesis: "The Securitization of Avian Influenza in Vietnam and Indonesia"

  • B.Sc. - Microbiology - 2006

    University of Queensland

Grants and Awards


  1. The Ethics of Implementing Emergency Resource Allocation Protocols

    Dees R, Herington J, Shand JC, Chiafery M, Ching C-L, D'Angio C, Shaw MH, Journal of Clinical Ethics (forthcoming)

  2. How Do Scientists Perceive the Relationship Between Ethics and Science?

    Linville C, Cairns AC, Garcia T, Bridges B, Herington J, Laverty JT, and Tanona S, Science and Engineering Ethics (forthcoming)

  3. Examining Physicists' Ethical Reasoning: A New Methodology

    Linville C, Cairns AC, Garcia T, Bridges B, Herington J, Laverty JT, and Tanona S, Proceedings of the Physics Education Research Conference ‘22 (2022): 200-205.

  4. A phenomenographic study of scientists’ beliefs about the causes of scientists’ research misconduct

    Cairns A, Linville C, Garcia T, Bridges, B, Tanona S, Herington J & Laverty J.T., Research Ethics (2021), 17(4): 501-521.

  5. Agent-Based Models of Restrictions on Dual-Use Research

    Wagner E & Herington J, British Journal of Philosophy of Science (2021), 72(2): 377-399.

  6. Social Risks of Science

    Herington J & Tanona S, Hasting Center Report (2020), 50(6): 27-38.

    Commentary by Venkatapuram S, "Health Research and Social Justice Philosophy", Hastings Center Report (2020), 50 (6):39-40

    Commentary by Resnik D, "‘Public Engagement and the Social Risks of Science", Hastings Center Report (2021), 51 (2):41-42

  7. Measuring Fairness in an Unfair World

    Herington J, Proceedings of the AAAI-ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Society (AIES’20) (2020) PDF

  8. The Contribution of Security to Well-being

    Herington J, Journal of Ethics & Social Philosophy (2019), 14(3): 173-209

  9. Measuring the Biases that Matter: The Ethical and Causal Foundations of Measures for Fairness in Algorithms

    Glymour B & Herington J, Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability and Transparency (2019): 269-278 PDF

  10. Against the Autonomy Argument for Mandatory GMO Labelling

    Herington J, Public Affairs Quarterly (2018), 32(2): 85-117

  11. Climate-related insecurity, loss and damage

    Herington J, Ethics, Policy & Envrionment (2017), 20(2): 184-194 PDF

    Commentary by Mintz-Woo, K, "Security and Distribution, or Should You Care About Merely Possible Losses?", Ethics, Policy, and Environment (2019), 21 (3):382-386

  12. Health Security and Risk Aversion

    Herington J, Bioethics (2016), 30(7): 479-489

  13. The Concept of Security: Fear, Liberty, and the State

    Herington J, Security: Dialogue across disciplines, (2015) edited by P Bourbeau. (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge): 22-44 PDF

  14. Obesity, Liberty, and Public Health Emergencies

    Herington J, Dawson A, Draper H, The Hastings Center Report (2014), 44(6): 26-35

    Commentary by Gostin L, "Public Health Emergencies: What Counts?", The Hastings Center Report (2014), 44(6): 36-37

  15. Live liver donation, ethics and practitioners

    Thomas E, Bramhall S, Herington J, Draper H, Journal of Medical Ethics (2014), 40(3): 157-162 PDF

  16. The limits of global health diplomacy: Taiwan’s observer status at the world health assembly

    Herington J & Lee K, Globalization and Health (2014), 10: 71-80 PDF

  17. The Concept of Security

    Herington J, Ethics and Security Aspects of Infectious Disease Control: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (2012), ed. M.J. Selgelid & C. Enemark. (Ashgate: Burlington): 7-26 PDF

    Reprinted in Security Ethics (2015), ed. K. Hadjimatheou, J. Guelke & T. Sorell. (Ashgate: Burlington) Link

  18. The Securitisation of Infectious Disease: International Norms and Domestic Politics in Asia

    Curley M & Herington J, Review of International Studies (2011), 37(1): 141-166 PDF

    Reprinted in Health Security and Governance (2012), ed. N. Thomas. (Routledge: London). Link

  19. Securitization of infectious diseases in Vietnam: the cases of HIV and avian influenza

    Herington J, Health Policy and Planning (2010), 25(6): 467-475 PDF

Book Reviews/Commentaries