New media coverage

Recent media interviews:

Guest on The Roy Green on Canadian Corus Radio talking about whether there is a duty to have fewer children to save the environment (September 15, 2019)

Click here to listen to the podcast.


Worldview. WBEZ. Chicago. (2019, August 28). Speaking on capital punishment and euthanasia.


Kitchener Today with Brian Bourke on 570 NEWS Rogers radio in Kitchener, On. Canada (2019, August 19).

Starts at 64:04


Kirkey, Sharon (2019, August 19). Is it immoral to have babies in the era of climate change? National Post (Canada).

“We have children because we want to leave a legacy, we want to be part of the future,” Klugman said. We also want someone to take care of us when we grow old. “We need to give people ways to fulfill these drives and these needs that don’t necessarily require each person to have their own kid.”


Castellano J and Racino B. (2019, July 25). Eye doctors decry risky study on babies in China involving UCSD researchers. inewsource.org.

I don’t think (China is) necessarily adopting Western values when it comes to research,” said Klugman, the bioethicist at DePaul. “I think what they’re doing is adopting the Western process for research. But when you’re doing that without the underlying philosophy of the importance of the individual making decisions, then it’s kind of a meaningless system.”


AirTalk, KPCC 89.3 (Los Angeles NPR Affiliate) (July 16, 2019).

For something like Alzheimer’s, where there’s very little we can do other than adopt a healthy lifestyle, I think that this can cause more stress than good. What if you find you’re at risk and decide not to have kids, or not to put away money for retirement?@CraigKlugman”


Lazarus, David (2019, July 16). Alexa May Be Key to Amazon’s looming Domination of the Health Care Market. LA Times. https://www.latimes.com/business/lazarus/la-fi-lazarus-amazon-healthcare-privacy-20190716-story.html

This is powerful information we’re talking about,” said Craig Klugman, a professor of health science at DePaul University. “Personally, I would never share such information with an intelligent voice system. I wouldn’t trust it.”



Pickus, Abigail (2019, June). Creative Sources of Knowledge. DePaul Magazine.

“‘I think you start with humanities, because healing is about connecting with other people,” he says.'”


Fottrell, Quentin (2019. June). GoFundMe Has Revolutionized How We Give, But Is That a Good Thing? Town and Country.  

“‘Craig Klugman, professor of bioethics and health humanities at DePaul University in Chicago, suggests a simple litmus test: Ask for money online only if you really need it and if you wouldn’t be ashamed to ask for it in person. “Would you knock on your neighbor’s door to fund your spring break trip?” he asks. “Probably not.‘”

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