Faculty Expert Profile
- Director of the Master's in Bioethics Program
- Berman Institute of Bioethics
Travis N. Rieder, PhD, is the Assistant Director for Education Initiatives, Director of the Master of Bioethics degree program and Associate Research Professor at the Berman Institute of Bioethics. He is also a Faculty Affiliate at the Center for Public Health Advocacy within the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Rieder's primary research concerns ethical and policy issues surrounding America's opioid epidemic. He is the author of the 2019 HarperCollins book, "In Pain: A Bioethicist's Personal Struggle with Opioids."
His other focus is ethics and policy questions about sustainability and planetary limits. Much of this research has been on issues in climate change ethics and procreative ethics with a particular focus on the intersection of the two – that is, on the question of responsible procreation in the era of climate change.