Michael Burroughs is a philosopher, educator, writer, and ethics institute director. As a researcher and educator, he focuses on ethics, ethics education and moral development, philosophy of education, public philosophy, and social and feminist epistemology. As an ethics institute director, he strives to make philosophy and ethics accessible and engaging both at and beyond the university, including a focus on working and learning with children and teachers in Pre-kindergarten and K-12 schools, senior citizens in retirement communities, community groups, and prison inmates. Michael serves as Director of the Kegley Institute of Ethics and Assistant Professor of Philosophy at California State University, Bakersfield. He also serves as President of the Philosophy Learning and Teaching Organization, and as founding editor of Precollege Philosophy and Public Practice. In past years, he held leadership and academic positions at Penn State University (Rock Ethics Institute and Department of Philosophy) and UNC-Chapel Hill (Parr Center for Ethics and Department of Philosophy).