CCLE Directors & Fellows
Dr. Wrye Sententia
From its founding in 1999-2005, Dr. Wrye Sententia served as co-director of the CCLE, overseeing projects that aim to focus
public attention on cognitive technologies in relation to individual rights
of mind (neuroethics), as well
as drawing attention to neuroethical concerns about trends in psychopharmacology & related
cognitive neuroscience fields.
Mr. Boire is the CCLE's Senior Fellow in Law and
He received his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of
California, Berkeley in 1990. He served as co-director of the CCLE from 1999-2004.
Danielle C. Turner
Danielle Turner is a CCLE Fellow and a postdoctoral research associate at
the University of Cambridge Department of Psychiatry in the UK. She
recently completed a PhD in psychopharmacology at the University of
Cambridge, her work focuses on cognitive enhancement.
Michael D. Ostrolenk
Mr. Ostrolenk serves as the CCLE's Washington DC Policy Fellow.
Mr. Carrico is a CCLE Fellow. He completed his Ph.D. in Rhetoric at
the Univeristy of California, Berkeley.
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CCLE Board of Advisors
John Perry Barlow
is co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and is currently a
fellow at Harvard Law School's Berkman Center for Internet and Society.
Rick Doblin, Ph.D.,
has a Ph.D. in Public Policy from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard
Alex Grey is a visionary artist
and author living in New York City.
M.A. served as Executive
Director of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) for 23 years.
Lester Grinspoon, M.D.,
is an associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.
Grob, M.D., director
of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor-UCLA Medical
Center, and professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at the UCLA School of
Husak holds both a Ph.D. and J.D. and is Professor of Philosophy and
Law at Rutgers University.
Laura Archera Huxley is
the founder of Children: Our Ultimate Investment, and an author of several
books, among which are You Are Not the Target, and This
Timeless Moment: A Personal View of Aldous Huxley.
Zack Lynch, M.A., is an
evolutionary biologist and author of a new book (July 2009) on neurotechnology
Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.,
is a psychotherapist and president of the Green Earth
Sadie Plant, Ph.D., is a writer and cultural theorist. Her recent books include Zeros
+ Ones: Digital Women and the New Technoculture and Writing on
David Presti, Ph.D.,
teaches Neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley, and worked
for many years as a clinician in the treatment of drug abuse at the VA
Medical Center in San Francisco.
Douglas Rushkoff analyzes the
way people, cultures, and institutions create, share, and influence each
other's values. He is the author of eight best-selling books on new media
and popular culture, including Cyberia, Media Virus,
Playing the Future, and Coercion: Why We Listen to What "They" Say.
Alexander T. Shulgin, Ph.D.
Dr. Shulgin is a
chemist, researcher, and author.
With his wife, Ann, has authored the books PIHKAL and TIHKAL.
Thomas Szasz, M.D.
Dr. Szasz is professor emeritus of psychiatry at the State University of New
York Health Science Center, Syracuse.
Paul Root Wolpe,
Ph.D. is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the
University of Pennsylvania, where he also holds appointments in the
Department of Medical Ethics and the Department of Sociology.