Alan Rubenstein is Director of University Programs for the Tikvah Fund. He was educated in Liberal Arts at St. John’s College in Annapolis, MD, and also at Georgetown University. Alan was a senior consultant for the President’s Council on Bioethics and currently serves as Hanson Scholar of Ethics at Carleton College in Northfield, MN. At Carleton, he teaches ethical thought through close reading of great literature of the West—in particular, Plato, Hebrew Bible, and Shakespeare. He has served, for Tikvah, as Co-Director of the program Jewish Thought and Enduring Human Questions and as Co-Convener of a working group on the life and thought of philosopher Hans Jonas. He is married and a father of three children.