Gregory Yanke

Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
4302

Student Information

Graduate Student
Philosophy
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Graduate Student
Philosophy
Liberal Arts & Sciences

Biography

Greg Yanke is a securities lawyer and academic who studies topics in the fields of law, bioethics, environmental ethics, sustainability, and business. He holds political science and law degrees from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada; an MBA in Financial Management and Markets and a Master of Science degree in Business Analytics from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona; and a Master of Liberal Arts degree in Sustainability from Harvard University's Extension School. Greg is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in philosophy at Arizona State University and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Southern California.

Education

Master of Liberal Arts in Sustainability and Environmental Management, Harvard University, 2016

Master of Science in Business Analytics, Arizona State University, 2014

Master of Business Administration (Financial Management and Markets), Arizona State University, 2009

Juris Doctor, University of British Columbia, 1994

Bachelor of Arts (Political Science), University of British Columbia, 1991

Publications

• "In Re Guardianship of Hailu: The Nevada Supreme Court Casts Doubt on the Standard for Brain Death Diagnosis," Medicine, Science, and the Law, 57(2) (2017): 100-2 (lead author;  co-authored with Dr. Mohamed Rady and Dr. Joseph Verheijde of Mayo Clinic)

• “Nonconsensual Determination of Neurologic (Brain) Death: Is It a Violation of Constitutional Rights?” Journal of the American College of Chest Physicians, 152(4) (2017): 903-4 (co-authored with Dr. Mohamed Rady and Dr. Joseph Verheijde of Mayo Clinic)

• “Deconstructing the Code of Medical Ethics and Practice in End-Of-Life Care Disputes Infringing on Well-Grounded Cultural Values in Pluralistic Societies,” Journal of the American College of Chest Physicians, 150(6) (2016): 1425-6  (co-authored with Dr. Mohamed Rady and Dr. Joseph Verheijde of Mayo Clinic)

• “When Brain Death Belies Belief,” Journal of Religion and Health, 5(6) (2016): 2199-213 (lead author; co-authored with Dr. Mohamed Rady and Dr. Joseph Verheijde of Mayo Clinic)

• “The U.S. Uniform Determination of Death Act: Will It Survive a Constitutional Challenge?” Journal of the American College of Chest Physicians, 148(2) (2015): E69-E70. (lead author; co-authored with Dr. Mohamed Rady and Dr. Joseph Verheijde of Mayo Clinic)

• “Paying for Past Sins: Climate Change and Compensatory Justice,” Ex Nihilo (2013): 1-15.

• “The Path to the Bloodless Butcher: In Vitro Meat and Its Moral Implications,” The Science in Society Review (Arizona State University Edition) (2011): 10-11. (selected for international publication in the Cambridge University, Cornell University, University of Chicago, and University of Melbourne editions of the journal)

Courses

Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 312 Bioethics
PHI 320 Bioethics
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIO 312 Bioethics
PHI 320 Bioethics
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
PHI 310 Environmental Ethics

Presentations

"  Pants on Fire: Legal and Ethical Implications of Neuroscience-Based Lie Detection, (November 2017). Center for Cognition and Neuroethics  Ethics and Political, Social, and Legal Annual Conference, Flint, MI.

" Assisted Reproductive Technology and the Proliferation of Parents: The More, the Merrier? (April 2017). Albany Medical College  Reproductive Ethics Conference, Albany, NY.

" Babies, Brains, and Bioethics, (April 2017). Guest Lecture  Philosophy 326: God, Humanity, and Science. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

" Monsters at the Gates of Bioethics, (March 2017). Illinois State University Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, Normal, IL.

" The Ethics of Technology, Life, and Death, (November 2016). Guest Lecture  Philosophy 326: God, Humanity, and Science. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

" Ethical and Legal Issues in Reproductive Technologies, (April 2016). Guest Lecture  Philosophy 326: God, Humanity, and Science. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

" When Brain Death Belies Belief, (March 2016). Conference on Medicine & Religion. Houston, TX.

" The Path to the Bloodless Butcher: In Vitro Meat and Its Moral and Societal Implications, (2010). Poster presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C.