Aleksy Tarasenko-Struc, PhD

Clinical Ethics Fellow 2022-24

Aleksy Tarasenko-Struc, PhDDr. Tarasenko-Struc is a clinical ethics fellow at the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College. After a year as a graduate fellow at the Edmond J. and Lily Safra Center for Ethics, he obtained a PhD in philosophy from Harvard University and has spent most of his postdoctoral career teaching courses in moral, social, and political philosophy. Dr. Tarasenko-Struc’s research concerns the dehumanizing aspects of certain wrongful clinical practices, as well as the scope of justified paternalism in medicine (particularly in the emergency and psychiatric settings) and the nature of decisional capacity. His work is forthcoming or published in Hastings Center Report, Ergo, the European Journal of Philosophy, the Journal of the American Philosophical Association, and two collections of essays.