Dr. Dan Munro is a Visiting Scholar in Innovation Studies and Director of Policy Projects in the Innovation Policy Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Researcher in Residence at Actua—Canada’s largest STEM outreach organization. His research spans science and innovation policy, skills and education policy, and applied ethics, including the ethics of innovation, and new and emerging technologies.
Previously, Dan was Associate Director of Public Policy at the Conference Board of Canada, and Senior Analyst at the Council of Canadian Academies. In 2006-7, he was Assistant Professor of Philosophy and the Democracy and Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow in the Forum for Philosophy and Public Policy at Queen’s University. He has taught politics and philosophy at the University of Ottawa, the University of Toronto and Western University, where he won the Award of Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. Dan also co-hosts The Ethics Lab—a weekly radio segment on Ottawa Today with Mark Sutcliffe.
Dan holds degrees in political science from the University of Toronto (B.A.), Western University (M.A.), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Ph.D.).