Ken Kirkwood, PhD

Ken Kirkwood

Associate Professor

Room 211, HSB
519 661-2111 x86583


  • PhD (Western University)
  • MA (Queen's)

Supervising Graduate Students

  • Yes

Research Interests

  • Ethics of ingestion
  • Moral understandings of things humans put in their bodies
  • Recreational and performance-enhancing drug use
  • Food ethics
  • Social class issues and disparities of health and health care provision

Additional Information

Recent Publications

  • Kirkwood, K. (2013). A Good Death, in Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics, vol.3, no.1, E5-E7.
  • Kirkwood, K. (2013). On the Exploitation of Research Subjects. Journal of Clinical Research Bioethics, 3, 3.

Teaching Areas

  • Ethics in Health
  • Professional Ethics
  • Social History of Drug Use