Regina Rini joined NYU Bioethics in September 2014. From 2011 to 2014 she was a postdoctoral research fellow at Oxford University and a junior research fellow of Jesus College Oxford. Before that she completed a doctorate in philosophy at NYU and did neuroscience research at Georgetown Medical Center. Her main research interests are in moral psychology, particularly concerning the relationship between the conscious moral self and the nonconscious processes out of which it is made. She is also interested in questions about moral difference and disagreement, procreative ethics, and moral responsibility for historical injustice.
Regina received both a PhD and a Master of Arts in Philosophy from NYU, and Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Georgetown University.