Engaging the humanities to shape technologies keyed to human flourishing.

The Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics (LCAE) advances teaching, research and community engagement efforts that explore how best to live together as a human community, so that we all may achieve purposeful, productive and prosperous lives.

Our mission is to empower students, faculty, entrepreneurs and the community to examine the impact of technologies in our lives with the goal of designing a future keyed to human flourishing. 

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Student Spotlight: Asia Bach


Lincoln Scholar Asia Bach is a rising sophomore studying Business Management and a student in the Barrett Honors College. She has spent her first year at ASU involved in the professional business fraternity Alpha Kappa Psi as well as the sustainability organization Greenlight Solutions. Outside of school she works at the ASU New Student Programs office and can usually be found at the library or a coffee shop working on homework and classes.

In her personal time, she enjoys cooking for her friends, watching Marvel movies and shows, drinking coffee, and going to the pool.

Our team's four guiding principles

Walk our talk

Innovate ethically through an embodied and embedded practice that leverages insights from the humanities.

Ground the work

Concretize the vision and cultivate shared expectations.

Lead with trust and respect

Prize honesty, integrity, empathy, and difference and empower diverse perspectives.

Perceive and persist

Take chances, acknowledge and leverage failure while celebrating successes.