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Research Instructor


UNC Hospitals – Chapel Hill

Education and Training

B.A., Philosophy, Virginia Commonwealth University

M.A., Philosophy, The University of Virginia

Ph.D., Philosophy, The University of Virginia

Fellowship, Health Care Quality and Patient Outcomes, UNC Chapel Hill

Fellowship, NRSA Mental Health Services Research, UNC Shep’s Center/Duke


Summary Statement

Dan Moseley is a Research Instructor in the Department. He serves as the faculty supervisor of the UNC Philosophy and Psychiatry Research Group and as a member of the UNC Hospital Ethics Committee and Clinical Ethics Consultation Service. His teaching and research focus on the intersection of Philosophy and Psychiatry. At the most general level, his current research focuses on conceptual, ethical, policy, and legal issues related to mental health. Some current research projects include: self-knowledge and ethical issues in the context of psychotherapy, developing an “internal reasons” framework for decision-making capacity evaluations, racial inequities in mental health care and services, identifying and reducing varieties of coercion in psychiatric services, and ethical considerations involved in using biomedical technologies to enhance our mental and moral capacities