Glenn McGee, Ph.D.

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Deputy Provost
Provost's Office

Department of Health Administration and Policy
School of Health Sciences

About Glenn

Glenn E. McGee, Ph.D., was named Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning in April 2019 and serves as Deputy Provost.

He ensures the implementation of a comprehensive program of institutional effectiveness designed to meet the continuous improvement goals for the University, provides support to the strategic planning process, develops and implements strategies for evaluating and disseminating key performance indicators, and directs University-wide efforts to attain and maintain the University's rankings.

Dr. McGee also is a professor in three schools and colleges of the University and served two terms as chair of its Faculty Senate. He service led to him receiving the 2018 Excellence in Leadership and Service Award, one of the University’s highest faculty honors.

Dr. McGee came to the University in 2014 after two decades as a professor, first at the University of Pennsylvania, where he served for a decade as the associate director of Penn’s renowned Center for Bioethics and as an assistant professor of medical ethics, cellular and molecular engineering, and philosophy. From 2005 to 2008, he was the John A. Balint Endowed Chair in Medical Ethics at Albany Medical College, where he was founding director of the Alden March Bioethics Institute. He held the John B. Francis Endowed Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City from 2009 to 2011. He also previously worked as an executive in a small biotechnology startup in Texas and as a CEO in Berlin, Germany.

Dr. McGee is the author of three books, The Perfect Baby: A Pragmatic Approach to Genetics; Beyond Genetics; and Bioethics for Beginners, and more than 100 articles. He edited Pragmatic Bioethics; The Human Cloning Debate; and Who Owns Life?

He is the founder and served for 11 years as editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Bioethics, the leading journal in its field, and he has served on the board of directors of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and the editorial boards of 13 peer-reviewed. He has served on more than one dozen federal and state advisory panels and received the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Cellular and Molecular Devices Advisory Panel Outstanding Service Award.

Dr. McGee received his Ph.D. and M.A. from Vanderbilt University and his B.A. from Baylor University, which named him both an Outstanding Young Alumnus and one of its 150 most outstanding graduates.

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Selected Publications

Articles in Refereed Publications

1. Winker, M. A., Ferris, L. E., Aggarwal, R., Barbour, V., Callaham, M., Cress, P. E., Habibzadeh, F., Jawad, F., Kumar, R., Laine, C., Lang, T., McGee, G., Momen, H., Rohrich, R. J., Ruiz Mdel, C., Sahni, P., Wager, E.  Promoting Global Health: The World Association of Medical Editors Position on Editors' Responsibility. The international journal of occupational and environmental medicine. 2015. 6(3), 125-7.
1. Reprinted in the Khyber Medical University Journal 7(3). 2015.
2. Reprinted in the Balkan Medical Journal 32(3): 241. 2015.

2. Baggili I, Oduro J, Anthony K, Breitinger F, McGee G. Watch what you wear: preliminary forensic analysis of smart watches. 10th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES), 2015.

3. McGee G, Anchor-Samuels J, Caplan A. Ethical issues in oocyte and embryo donation. Principles of Oocyte and Embryo Donation. 2013. London: Springer, 393-405.

4. Kalfoglou A., McGee G. Ethical issues: addressing sensational cases and analyzing clinical practice in oocyte and embryo donation. Sauer, M, ed., Principles of Oocyte and Embryo Donation. 2013. London: Springer.

5. McGee, G.  Impact Factor Stories: The American Journal of Bioethics. Editors’ Bulletin. 2010. 6(2), 70–71.

6. McGee, G. "Cloning: Adoption and Cloning: Old Models for New Reproductive Technologies." Biotechnology Law Report. 2009. 17(4): 498-501.

7. Fossett JW, Ouellette AR, Magnus D, Philpott S, McGee G. Federalism and bioethics: [the importance of] states and moral pluralism.  Hastings Center Report. November-December 2007 37(6)25-35.

8. McGee G, Bjarnadóttir D: Abuses of science in medical ethics. Rhodes, Francis and Silvers eds., Blackwell Encyclopedia of Medical Ethics. 2007. Wiley/Blackwell, 289-302.

9. Pierpont ME, Basson CT, Benson DW Jr, Gelb BD, Giglia TM, Goldmuntz E, McGee G, Sable CA, Srivastava D, Webb CL; American Heart Association Congenital Cardiac Defects Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young: Genetic basis for congenital heart defects: current knowledge: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Congenital Cardiac Defects Committee, Council on Cardiovascular Disease in the Young: endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Circulation. 2007.115(23):3015-38.

10. Triner W, Jacoby L, Shelton W, Burk M, Imarenakhue S, Watt J, Larkin G, McGee G (senior author): Exception from informed consent enrollment in emergency medical research: attitudes and awareness. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2007 Feb.14(2):187-91

11. McGee, S. J., McGee, G. Nanotechnologies in health care: a needs assessment regarding ethics and policy in nanomedicine. Harvard Health Policy Review. 2007. 8(1).

12.  Gruenberg DA, Shelton W, Rose SL, Rutter AE, Socaris S, McGee G. Factors influencing length of stay in the intensive care unit.  American Journal of Critical Care. 2006. 15: 502-509.

13.  Cho M, McGee G, Magnus D. Research conduct.  Lessons of stem cell research.Science 2006 Feb. 311(5761):614-5.

14.  McGee G. Genetic enhancement: the role of parents. eLS. Wiley, 2006.

15.  McGee G, Shelton W., Philpott S.: A Pragmatic Approach to the Ethics of Reproductive Human Cloning.  NY State Bar Assn Law J. 2005. 10:3 56-63.

16.  McGee G, McErlean M, Triner W, Verdile V. Keynote Address: Toward a pragmatic model for community consultation in emergency research.  Academic Emergency Medicine. 2005. 12(11): 1019-21.

17.  Ouellette A, Caplan A, Caroll K, Fossett J, Bjarnadottir D, Shickle D, McGee G. Lessons across the pond: Assisted reproductive technology in the UK and the US.  American Journal of Law and Medicine. 2005. 31(4): 419-448.

18.  McGee G. Bioethics of embryonic research. Encyclopedia of the life sciences. 2005. London: Nature (Gale/Macmillan).

19.  McGee G. Thirty years of bioethics. New Review of Bioethics. 2003. 1(1): 7-13.

20.  Merz, J.F, McGee G, Sankar P. "Iceland Inc."?: on the ethics of commercial population genomics. Social Science and Medicine. 2004 Mar 58(6): 1201-9.

21.  Merz, J.F., McGee G, Sankar, P.: Response from Jon F. Merz, Glenn E. McGee, and Pamela Sankar to Hoeyer and Lynöe’s commentary on their article "‘Iceland Inc.’? On the Ethics of Commercial Genomics". Social Science and Medicine. 2003. 58(6):1213.

22.  McGee G. Gene therapy or gene transfer research: foundations for confusion in the next wave of human research and one possible solution.  Princeton Journal of Bioethics. 2003. 6(1):32-44.

23.  McGee G. Embryonic stem cell research, nationalism, and transplantation. W. Land, ed. Significant developments in international ethics and organ transplantation. 2003. Munich: Pabst Scientific Publishers, 101-123.

24.  Caplan AL, McGee G. Cloning human embryos: decisions must not be made by private corporations behind closed doors. Western Journal of Medicine. 2002 March. 176(2):78-9.

25.  McGee G, Spanogle JP. Caplan, AL, Penny, D, Asch, DA. Successes and failures of hospital ethics committees: a national survey of ethics committee chairs. Cambridge Quarterly in Healthcare Ethics. 2002 Winter. 11(1): 87-93.

26.  McGee G. The importance of medical history in medical education. British Medical Journal. 2002 June. 324(7353).

27.  McGee G. Pragmatic epistemology and the activity of bioethics. In Keulartz, Korthals, Schermer and Swierstra, eds., Pragmatist ethics for a technological culture. 2002. Netherlands: Kluwer Philosophy of Medicine Series, 105-117.

28.  McGee G. Dewey and Husserl on natural science and values: learning from the Sokal debate. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy. 2001.14(4): 286-299.

29.  McGee G, Brakman SV, Gurmankin AD. Gamete donation and anonymity: disclosure to children conceived with donor gametes should not be optional. Human Reproduction. 2001 October. 16(10):2033-6. 

30.  McGee G, Spanogle JP. Caplan, AL, Asch, DA. A national study of ethics committees. The American Journal of Bioethics.2001 Fall. 1(4): 60-4.

31.  McGee G, Caplan, A. Stem cells: a reply to Gilbert Meilander’s reply to ‘What’s in the dish’. Hastings Center Report. 2001 Sep-Oct. 31(5): 4.

32.  Wolpe, P., McGee G. Expert Bioethics as Professional Discourse: The Case of Embryonic Stem Cells. S. Holland, K. LeBacqz, L. Zoloth, Eds., The Human Embryonic Stem Cell Debate.  2001. The MIT Press, 185-196.

33.  McGee G, Spanogle J.  Healthcare ethics committees and managed care. American Journal of Managed Care. 2001. 7(8): 821-7.

34.  Caplan, A, McGee G. Fetal cell implants: what we learned. Hastings Center Report 2001 May-June. 31(3): 6. 

35.  McGee G.  The ethics of authorship: does it take a village to write a paper? Science: Next Wave. 2001 March. 

36.  McGee G. Ethical issues in enhancement: an introduction. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 2000 Summer. 9(3) 299-304.

37.  McGee, G. Cloning, sex, and new kinds of families. Journal of Sex Research. 2000. 37(3), 266–272.

38.  McGee G. Computer-based genetic counseling - Reply. Journal of the American Medical Association. 1999 November 1o.282(18): 1720.

39.  Caplan AL, McGee G, Magnus D. What is immoral about eugenics? British Medical Journal. 1999. 319 (7220):184-5.

40.  McGee G. Ethical issues in genetics in the next 100 years. Journal of Law and Social Problems. Fall 1999.

41.  Cho MK, Magnus D, Caplan A,, McGee D. and Ethics of Genomics Group. Ethical considerations in synthesizing a minimal genome. Science. 1999. 286 (5447): 2087-2090.

42.  McGee G, Caplan A. The ethics and politics of small sacrifices in stem cell research. Kennedy Institute Journal of Ethics. 1999 June. 9(2): 151-158.

43.  McGee G. Posthumous sperm use (but not harvest) is a violation of death with dignity: A response to Cappy Rothman. Academic Physician and Scientist. 1999 May.

44.  McGee G, Caplan A. What’s in the dish? Ethical issues in stem cell research. Hastings Center Report. 1999 March. 29(2): 36-38. 

45.  McGee G. Cloning, the family and adoption. Science and Engineering Ethics. 1999 January. 5(1): 47-54.

46.  Maron JB, Moller JH, Seidman CE, Vincent GM, Dietz HC, Moss AJ, Towbin JA, Sondheimer HM, Pyeritz RE, McGee G, Epstein AE. Impact of laboratory molecular diagnosis on contemporary diagnostic criteria for genetically transmitted cardiovascular diseases: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, long-QT syndrome, and Marfan syndrome. Circulation. 1998 October 6.98(14): 1460-1471.

47.  McGee G.  Breaking bioethics: An introduction and mission. Cambridge Quarterly in Healthcare Ethics. 1998 Fall. 7(4): 414-416.

48.  McGee G. Gene patents can be ethical. Cambridge Quarterly in Healthcare Ethics. 1998 Fall. 7(4): 417-421.

49.  McGee G.  Foreword: genetic exceptionalism. Harvard Journal of Law and Technology. 1998 Summer. 11(3): 565-570.

50.  Fox MD, McGee G, Caplan A. Paradigms for clinical ethics consultation practice. Cambridge Quarterly in Healthcare Ethics. 1998 July.7(3): 308-314.

51.  McGee G. Paper shields: why advance directives still don’t work. Princeton Journal of Bioethics. 1998 Spring. 11(1): 42-57.

52.  McGee G, McGee D. Nuclear meltdown: ethics of the need to transfer genes. Politics and the Life Sciences. 1998 March.17(1): 26-29.

53.  Light, D.,  McGee G.  On the Social Embeddedness of Bioethics. In DeVries, R., Ed.: Bioethics and Society. 1998. New York: Prentice Hall, 1-15.

54.  McGee G, Arruda M.  A crossroads in genetic counseling and ethics. Cambridge Quarterly in Healthcare Ethics. 1998 Winter.7(1): 97-100.

55.  McGee G.  Ethics and the future of genetic testing. Smith, E., Ed. The Human Genome Project: A Look Back After Five Years. 1998. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 151-158.

56.  McGee, G. Spare the genes, spoil the child? The not-so-deadly sins of genetic enhancement / Escatimar genes, estropear a los hijos? Los pecados no tan capitales de la mejora genética. Law and the Human Genome Review. 1997.7, 199-217.

57.  McGee G.  Point and Counterpoint. Therapeutic clinical ethics. HEC Forum. Sep 1997. 9(3): 276-279(4), published with reply: Goold, S.: Is distance critical for clinical ethicists? A reply to Glenn McGee.  Ibid., 280-283(4).

58.  McGee G.  A piece of mind. Subject to payment? [A Formula for the Reimbursement of Research Subjects]. Journal of the American Medical Association. 1997 July 16. 278(3): 199-200.

59.  McGee G.  Drive-through genetic testing. Academic Physician & Scientist. 1997 July. 2-4.

a)  Reprinted in Penn Health, Spring 1998.

60.  McGee G. Is ophthalmic genetic testing ethical? Review of Opthamology. 1997 May. 4(5): 49-50. 

61.  McGee G.  Parenting in an era of genetics. Hastings Center Report. 1997 March-April. 27(2): 16-22.

62.  McGee G. Legislating gestation: trials and tribulations of surrogacy. Human Reproduction. 1997 March. 12(3): 407-411.

63.  McGee G, Merz, J.  Philosophical issues in the law concerning euthanasia and assisted suicide. Encyclopedia of the Philosophy of Law. 1996. New York: Oxford Univ. Press.

64.  McGee G.  Phronesis in clinical ethics. Theoretical Medicine. 1996 December. 17(4): 317-328.

65.  McGee G, Burg, F.  When paternalism runs amok:  implications of adolescent sexual activity for the ability to consent.  Politics and the Life Sciences. 1996. 15(2): 308-309.

66.  McGee G, Arruda, M. Who keeps the gender gate:  ethical and policy issues in the use of Ob-Gyns as family practitioners.  American Journal of Managed Care. 1996 January. 2(1): 71-74. 

67.  McCurdy DB, Brown FB, Shackleton RA, Scofield G, Koch T, Lammers SE, McGee G.  Disclosure vs. confidentiality: when disaster strikes. Health, Faith, and Ethics.  1996 April 22. 1(16): 1 3-5.

68.  McGee G.  Waiting for Godot: where is the philosophy of nursing? Journal of Psychosocial Nursing. 1996 June. 34(6): 43-44..

69.  McGee G.  The relevance of Foucault for Whiteheadian environment ethics.  Environmental Ethics. 1994 Winter. 16(4): 419-421.

70.  McGee G.  Method and social reconstruction:  Dewey's logic:  The theory of inquiry.  The Southern Journal of Philosophy. 1994 Spring. 31: 107-120.


Refereed Research Presentations

71. McGee G. "Three Parent Babies and Infertility: Public Health and the Worth of Genetic Similarity." 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition. October 2015.

72. McGee G, McGee S. "E-cigarette Ethics: The Precautionary Principle and Harm Reduction as a Basis for an E-cigarette Ban." 143rd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Exposition. October 2015.

73. McGee S, McGee G. "Ethics Education for Healthcare Administrators: Challenges and Opportunities for Thinking Differently about Healthcare Ethics." 142nd American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. October 2014.

74. McGee G. "The Web and Bioethics: Why Can’t We Get It?" Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Washington DC. October 2007.

75. McGee G. "Can Companies Pay Bioethicists Without Owning Us?" Annual Meeting of the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities, Washington DC. October 2005.

76. McGee G. "The DeCode Story." The Ethics of Bioethics Conference of the American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities, Albany Medical College, and Graduate College of Union University (ASBH/AMC/GCUU), Schenectady NY. April 2005.

77. McGee G. "Regulation of Stem Cells and the Ethical Dilemma of 21st Century Embryology" Pitt Symposium on Stem Cells and Ethics. University of Pittsburgh Primate Research Center, Pittsburgh, PA. May 2004.

78. McGee G. "Stem Cells: The Meaning of a Cell, The Dilemma of a Generation" American Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, Western Division Meeting, San Francisco CA. March 2003.

79. McGee G. "The Philosophical Standing of the Stem Cell." American Society for Bioethics and the Humanities. Salt Lake City, UT. October 2002.

80.  McGee G. "The Meaning of Mutation: How Random is Random?" International Society for the Social, Historical and Philosophical Studies of Biology, Oaxaca, Mexico. July 1999.

81.  McGee G. "Pragmatic Method in Ethical Decision-making: A Response to My Critics" Plenary Session with four Critiques, American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Houston, TX. November 1998.

82.  McGee G. "Pragmatic Bioethics: Architect Responds to Critics" World Congress of Philosophy Meeting, Boston, MA. August 1998.


Non-Refereed Articles in Refereed Journals

 83. McGee G. Fat chance getting an obstetrician in South Florida? Ethics and discrimination in obstetrics and gynecology. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2011. 6(11): 1-2.

84. McGee, G. A journal of a journal: The founding editor's perspective on The American Journal of Bioethics.The American Journal of Bioethics. 2010. 10(10):  1-2.

85. McGee, G. In synthetic life, the can is as important as the coke. Science News. 2010. 177(13), 32–32.

86. McGee G. A clean well-lighted place: in search of food ethics in the 21st century grocery store.  The American Journal of Bioethics.  2007. 7(10): 1-2.

87. Johnson S., McGee G. Has the spread of HPV vaccine conveyed immunity to common sense?  The American Journal of Bioethics.  2007. 7(7): 1-2.

88. McGee, G., Caplan, A. Playing [with] God: prayer is not a prescription. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2007. 7(12), 1.  

89. McGee G. Will bioethics take the life of philosophy? The American Journal of Bioethics2006 Sep-Oct. 6(5):1-2.

90. Levin, P.J., McGee. Physician, divest thyself.  The American Journal of Bioethics. 2006. 6(5): 1-3.

91. McGee G. Dying for food.  The American Journal of Bioethics. 2005. 5(2): 1-4.

92. Penney, D., McGee G. Chemical trust: oxytosin oxymoron.  The American Journal of Bioethics. 2005. 5(3):1-3, 2005.

93. Magnus, D., McGee, G. Editors’ Reply. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2005. 5(4), W2.

94. McGee, G. Beyond Professional Courtesy. Journal of the Mississippi State Medical Association. 2004. 45(4), 108–109.

95. McGee, G. The wisdom of Leon the professional [ethicist]. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2003. 3(3): vii-viii.

96. McGee, G., Magnus, D., Carroll, K. Evaluating graduate programs in bioethics: what measures should we use? The American Journal of Bioethics. 2002. 2(4): 1-2.

97. Carroll, K, McGee G: Conflict of interest and the American Journal of Bioethics. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2002.2(3): 1-2.

98. McGee G. Bioethics for the president and bioethics for the people. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2002.  2(2): 1-2.

99. McGee, G., Caplan, A. Stem cell research. The Hastings Center Report. 2001. 31(5), 4; author reply 4-5.

100. McGee G. Paid in full? The American Journal of Bioethics. 2001. 1(2):1.

101. McGee G, Magnus, D.  The AJOB experiment. The American Journal of Bioethics. 2001. 1(1): 1.

102. Rautenberg, J. F., McGee, G., Caplan, A. (2000). "Small sacrifices" in stem cell research. Kennedy Institute Journal of Ethics. 2000. 10(1), 103-107.

103. McGee G. The web and conflict of interest. Science.1999 May 21. 284(5418):1274-1275.

104. McGee, G. Weighing in on bioethics. Science. 1999. 284, 551d.

105. McGee G.  Ethical issues in genetics in the next 100 years Macer, D., Ed. Bioethics in Asia, Eubios Ethics Institute Journal. 1998. 245-248.

106. Caplan, A. L., McGee, G., Magnus, D. What is immoral about eugenics? Western Medical Journal. 1999. 171, 335-337.

107. Fox, M., McGee, G., Caplan, A.  Responses and Dialogue: Response to Paradigms for Clinical Ethics. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics. 1999.

108. McGee G. Genetic enhancement: a response to Eric Juengst. Medical Ethics Letter of Lahey Clinic. 1999. 6. (Followed by response from Dr. Eric Juengst, pp 7-8.)


Non-Refereed Book Chapters 

109. McGee G. Trading  lives or changing human nature: the strange dilemma of embryo-based regenerative medicine.  In Ip KT., ed. The Bioethics of Regenerative Medicine.  2009. Springer, 102: 93-106.

110. McGee G, Kuhn, V., Robertson-Kraft, C., Patrizio P. Stem cell research. In Ciment, J., ed., Encyclopedia of Social Issues. 2008. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe..

111. McGee G. Genetic enhancement: a response to Eric Juengst. In Steinberg, David, M.D., ed. Biomedical Ethics: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Moral Issues in Medicine and Biology. 2007. Lebanon: University Press of New England, 147-9.

112. McGee G. Human Cloning. Mitcham, C. In Encyclopedia of Science, Technology and Ethics. 2005. New York: Macmillan, 2: 938-942.
a. Reprinted with edits in At issue: Human cloning [Textbook]. 2005. New York: Thomson/Gale Publishing Group.

113. McGee G. Genetic engineering. Ciment, J., ed., In Encyclopedia of Social Issues.  2004. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.

114. McGee G, Kuhn, V., Robertson-Kraft, C., Patrizio P. Stem cell research. Ciment, J., ed. In Encyclopedia of Social Issues.  2004. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe.

115. McGee, G., Merz, J. For and against: Should genes for human diseases be patented? In Critically Thinking about Medical Ethics  2004. Pearson: 317.

116. McGee, G., Patrizio, P., Kuhn, V., Robertson-Kraft, C. The ethics of stem cell therapy. In The Human Cloning Debate (4th Edition ed.). 2004.

117. McGee G, Caplan A. The ethics and politics of small sacrifices in stem cell research. In Ruse, M. and Pynes, C., Eds. The Stem Cell Controversy. 2003. Chapter 14. 161-168.

118. McGee G. Ethical, legal and social issues in the field of biotechnology.  In Abraham, M., and the ECSSR Biotechnology Team, eds.  Biotechnology and the future of society: challenges and opportunities.  2003. Abu Dhabi: Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research Press.

119. McGee G, Kuhn, V., Robertson-Kraft, C., Patrizio P. The ethics of stem cell therapy. In Patrizio, Tucker, Guelman, eds. A color atlas for human assisted reproduction: laboratory and clinical insights. 2003. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

120. McGee G. Genetic engineering. The Encyclopedia of Population. 2002. Nature Publishing.

121. McGee, G. Cloning, the family and adoption. In Ruth Chadwick and Doris Schroeder (Ed.) Applied Ethics: Critical Concepts in Philosophy. 2002. Routledge.

122. McGee, G., Banger, E. Ethical issues in the patenting and control of stem cell research. In Magnus, A., Caplan, A. and McGee G (Ed.), Who Own's Life? 2002. Prometheus Press.

123. McGee G.  A Pragmatic Approach to Human Cloning. In Klotzko, A., Ed., The Oxford Sourcebook to Human Cloning. 2001. Oxford University Press, 173-183.

124. McGee G.  Merleau-Pontean ethics? intimations of a phenomenology of value, in Hass L., Ed. Re-Reading Merleau-Ponty:  Essays Beyond the Continental-Analytic Divide. 2000. Humanities Press, 197-206.

125. McGee G.  Testimony to the California Cloning Commission. In: Logue CM, DeHart J., Eds.: Representative American speeches 1999-2000. 2000. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 156-163.

126. McGee G. Gene patents can be ethical.  In: Levine, C., ed.: Taking sides: clashing views on controversial bioethical issues(9th edition). 2000. New York: McGraw-Hill/Dushkin, 143-150. with commentary:  Merz, J., Cho, M.: Against McGee. Ibid., 151-157.  With introduction: Levine, C. Gene patents under the microscope. Ibid., 141-143.

127. McGee G, Magnus, D.  Eugenics, Ethics. In: Encyclopedia of Ethical, Legal, and Policy Issues in Biotechnology. 2000. John Wiley & Sons.

128. McGee, G. Beyond the Issue of Safety: Parental Choices. In Gregory Stock and John Campbell (Ed.), Engineering the human germ line: an exploration of the science and ethics of  altering the genes we pass on to our children. 2000. University of California Press,  99-104.

129. McGee G. Foreword. In Tagliaferro, L., Bloom, M.V.: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Decoding Your Genes. 1999. New York: Alpha Books, xix-xx.

130. McGee, G. Pragmatic method and bioethics. In Pragmatic Bioethics (1st edition). 1999. Nashville TN: Vanderbilt University Press. Chapter 2.

131. McGee G.  Genetic enhancement of families. In: McGee G, Ed. Pragmatic Bioethics (1st edition). 1999. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press 168-180.

132. McGee G. An introduction to the theory. In: McGee G, Ed. Pragmatic Bioethics (1st edition). 1999. Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, ix-xvi.

133. McGee G.  Introduction. In G McGee, ed., The Human Cloning Debate. 1998. Berkeley Hills Press. (Revised for 2ndEdition, 2002. Revised for 4th Edition, 2004.)

134. McGee, G., Wilmut, I. Cloning and the Adoption Model. The Human Cloning Debate. 1998. Berkeley CA: Berkeley Hills Books, 133-145.

135. McGee G.  Parenting in an era of genetics. In Boss, J.A., ed.: Analyzing Moral Problems. 1998. London, Toronto and New York: Mayfield Press.

136. McGee G. Bioethics Annual Update. In Encyclopedia Americana Annual 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.

137. McGee G. Bioethics. In Encyclopedia Americana. 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000.

138. McGee G. Whitehead and environmental ethics. In Pappin J., and Hancock, C., Eds. Environmental Rights in Conflict:  Issues in Environmental Ethics. 1994. Conway, Arkansas: University of Central Arkansas Press.

139. McGee G.  Consumers, land, and food: in search of food ethics. In Bonanno, A., Ed. The Agricultural and Food Sector in the New Global Era. 1993. Concept Publishing.


Book Reviews in Refereed Journals

140. Johnson S., Hills K., McGee G. On race and organ markets and the aging [Review of  Black markets: the supply and demand of body parts]. Nature Medicine. 13:(4): 401, 2007. 

141. McGee, G. Cells versus embryos, The Lancet. 2004. 9429(364): 132.

142. McGee G.  Yesterday's news, [Book Review Essay on Controlling Our Destinies: Historical, Philosophical, Ethical, and Theological Perspectives on the Human Genome Project, Sloan, P., Ed], Nature Genetics. 2001. 27: 359.

143. McGee G. Review of Murray, T., The Worth of a Child. In Cambridge Quarterly in Healthcare Ethics. 1999 Spring. 8(4):544-546.

144. McGee G. The Loyal Physician: Roycean Ethics and the Practice of Medicine[Book Review of Trotter, The loyal physician: Roycean ethics and the practice of medicine] Transactions of the C.S. Pierce Society. 1999 Spring. 35(2): 422-424.
a. Reprinted, abridged, as Loyalty and Bioethics. , Ethics, Fall 1999, 422-424.

145. McGee G, Gurmankin, A. Review of Rothblatt, Unzipped genes, [Book Review] Quarterly Review of Biology. 1999 March. 74(1): 109
a. Reprinted, Abridged, as Misconceptions [Book Review], Medical Humanities Review. 1998 Fall. 12(2): 86-88.

146. McGee G. Review of Strong, C., Ethics in reproductive and perinatal medicine: A new framework. Journal of Legal Medicine. 1998. 19(2): 305-311.

147. McGee G, Malik C.  Breast cancer risk and genetic testing, [New Media Review] Journal of the American Medical Association. 1999 May 5. 281(17): 1652.

148. McGee G.  Bring on the fear and loathing. [review of Pence, Who’s Afraid of Human Cloning] Religious Studies Review. 1998 October. 24(4): 399.

149. McGee G, Gurmankin, A.  Access and genomics, [Review of Mehlman, Botkin, Access to the Genome: The Challenge to Equality 1998] Annals of Internal Medicine. Summer 1998.
a. Reprinted in Bioethics Reviews. 1998 June, 55-65.

150. McGee G.  Review of Kushner & Thomasma, Birth to Death: Science and Bioethics, Quarterly Review of Biology. 1998 September. 72(3): 313.

151. McGee G. Frontiers in American philosophy. [Book Review] Transactions of the C.S. Peirce Society:  A Quarterly Journal in American Philosophy. 1996 Fall. 32(4): 708-711.

152. McGee G. Review of Lee, Death Rites: Law and Ethics at the End of Life. [Book Review] Ethics. 1996 July. 108(4): 853.

153. McGee G.  American literature and science [Book Review]. Society for Advancement of American Philosophy. 1998 June. 74:19.

Law Review Articles (Not Refereed)

154. Banger, E., McGee, G. Medical study: aspiring parents, genotypes and phenotypes: the unexamined myth of the perfect baby.Albany Law Review. 2005. 68(4): 1097-1111.

155. Davis D, McGee G, Robertson J.  Pre-pregnancy gender selection: a debate. Texas Journal of Women and the Law. 2000. 8(2): 701-717.


Public and Trade Journal Publications (Not Refereed)

156. McGee, G. An Education in Bitcoin. LinkedIn Pulse Banking & Finance. 2014.

157. McGee G. My Eye’s on You.  The Scientist. 2007 December. 21 (12): 26,.

158. McGee G. Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.  The Scientist 21 (11): 31, November 2007.

159. McGee G. What is Your Brain Worth? The Scientist 21(10): 36, October 2007.

160. McGee G. Me First! The Scientist 21(9): 28, September 2007.

161. McGee G. How Much Should Gardasil Cost? The Scientist 21(8): 26-27, August 2007.

162. McGee G.  Thanks, Andrew Speaker. The Scientist 21(7): 26, July 2007.

163. McGee G. No More Periods—Period. The Scientist 21(6), June 2007.

164. McGee G: A Robot Code of Ethics. The Scientist 21(5): 30, May 2007.

165. McGee G. Socrates 2.0. The Scientist 21(4): 30, April 2007.

166. McGee G. A Hostile Environment for Documents. The Scientist 21(3), March 2007.

167. McGee G. ‘Shroom Science: Safe and Effective? The Scientist 21(2), February 2007.

168. McGee G. A Hot and Cold Running Genius. The Scientist 21(1): 24. January 2007.

169. McGee G. Want Fish? Ethics First, Please. The Scientist 20(12): 24, December 2006.

170. McGee G. Working With Stem Cells? Pay Up. The Scientist 20(11), November 2006.

171. McGee G. The Plural of Anecdote is Not Ambien. The Scientist 20(10): 30, October 2006.

172. McGee G. The Kevorkianization of Dolly. The Scientist 20(9): 26, September 2006.

173. McGee G. A Bloody Mess. The Scientist 20(8): 24, August 2006.

174. McGee G. The Chief of Bioethics. The Scientist 20(7):24, July 2006.

175. McGee G. The Three Worst Places to Be a Postdoc. The Scientist 20(6), June 2006.

176. McGee G. Search Me Not. The Scientist 20(5): 25, May 2006.

177. McGee G. Salt in the Wound. The Scientist 20(4): 26, April 2006.

178. McGee G. The State of Science Funding. The Scientist 20(3): 26, March 2006.

179. McGee G. Lies, Damn Lies? and Scientific Misconduct. The Scientist 20(2): 24, February 2006.

180. McGee G. Design: More Intelligent Every Day. The Scientist 20(1): 28, January 2006.

181. McGee G.  Healthy ethics or the ethics of health: the human genome project and reproductive genetic testing. Excerpta Medica Fertility Supplement: Special Articles 1997-2000. 1999. Netherlands: Reed Elsevier Group, 12-17.

182. McGee G.  Five ways to ‘regulate’ families? Bioethics Bulletin of the American Bar Association. Spring 1999.

183. McGee, G. Healthy ethics or the ethics of health: the human genome project and reproductive genetic testing Orgyn. 1997. 8(3): 14-19.

184. McGee, G. Young scientists need to feel a personal stake in ethics. Chronicle of Higher Education. 1996. A, 8.

185. McGee G.  Habla medical? medical language and philosophers. Bulletin of the Society for Health and Human Values. 1992 December. 3:1.

186. McGee G. "Center for Bioethics of the University of Pennsylvania Convenes Conference on "Designing our Descendants: Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Raised by Genetic Engineering." International Digest of Health Legislation 1996; 47(1): 91- 93



187. Caplan, A., Dworkin, G., Feudtner, C., Coyne, J., McGee, G., Nunn, S., Pouncey, C., Doukas, D., McCullough, L. B., Moreno, J. D., others (2004). Open Letter to President Bush Regarding Council on Bioethics.

188. McGee G. Where do we draw the line? The Boston Globe, D08, April 15, 2001.

189. Magnus, D., McGee G. Dark side of the genome: the ethical concerns including privacy and bias.  The Philadelphia Inquirer, A16, June 29, 2000.

190. McGee G. A response to the critics of Berardelli’s profile of my views concerning genetic counseling. Pennsylvania Gazette, October 11 1997.

191. McGee G.  Cloning ethics and the ethics of science. Medical Tribune, February 27, 1997.
a. Reprinted in Bioética. 1997 March. 6:W4-W6.


Instructional Software

192. McGee G. A Primer on Ethics and Human Cloning. Action Bioscience. 2001.

193. McGee G, Caplan A.  Bioethics.  Microsoft ENCARTA [CD-ROM]. 1997. Revised 2000.

194. McGee G, Merz, J.  Abortion. Microsoft ENCARTA [CD-ROM]. 1996. Revised 2002.


Interview of Glenn McGee

195. McGee, G., Swazey, J. P., Fox, R. C., Messikomer, C. M. Project on Bioethics in American Society Interview with Glenn McGee. 1997.

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