Diana Acosta Navas

Title/s:  Assistant Professor

Office #:  Schreiber 711

Phone: 312.915.7505

Email: dacostanavas@luc.edu


Diana Acosta-Navas is an Assistant Professor of Business Ethics at Loyola University Chicago. She was previously an Embedded EthiCS fellow at Stanford University, based in the Center for Ethics in Society (EiS) and the Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI). She holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy from Harvard University, where she worked as adjunct lecturer in Ethics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. She was a recipient of the Edmond J. Safra Center Graduate Fellowship during the academic year 2017-2018, and worked as part of the Embedded EthiCS program in the years 2019 and 2020. Diana studied Philosophy at the Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, after which she did a Master's program at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.


One of her research streams analyzes the role of digital platforms in creating conditions for a healthy public debate, and the ethical implications of emerging technologies’ impact on the digital public sphere. Her second line of research focuses on human rights in post-conflict scenarios and is currently analyzing the moral responsibilities of business to support peacebuilding processes.