Christine Rosen

Christine Rosen is a senior editor of The New Atlantis and an adjunct scholar of the American Enterprise Institute. A past fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, she has served as a senior fellow of the Independent Women's Forum, and writes for The New Atlantis. Her areas of research include bioethics and contemporary genetics, the history of the American eugenics movement, and women's history.


Volume 70

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Guests on Volume 70: W. Wesley McDonald, on the significance of Russell Kirk’s themes of the "permanent things" and "the moral imagination"; C. Ben Mitchell, on law, wisdom, and the possibilities of pastoral guidance on bioethical decisions, and on why and how the Church should be more welcoming toward the elderly; Carl Elliott, on the medical industry’s move from healing to enhancing self-esteem and idenity formation; Richard Weikart, on the rise of "evolutionary ethics," the embrace toward ethical relativism, and the slide toward eugenics; Christine Rosen, on how and why early 20th century American religious leaders encouraged eugenics in the name of moral progress; and Dana Gioia, on the decline in literary reading in America and on the cultural loss it signifies.