Graduate Theological Union

Ethics and Social Theory

M.A.

Faculty

 

  

Student Work

 

Rebecca Gordon, The Practice of
Torture: Ethical Approaches in the
Post-9/11 Era

Anne Elizabeth Lee, Made in the
Images of God:  Toward a Trinitarian
Virtue Ethics

more

   

 

Stories

 

Chaitanya Motupalli
Eco Ethics in Our World

   
 
Marilyn Matevia

Marilyn Matevia,
A Theology for Koko

   
 
 Laura Stivers

Laura Stivers (Ph.D. '00),
Explaining Economics from a
Values Perspective

   
 
Jerome Baggett

Jerome Baggett (Ph.D. '98),
Sarlo Excellence in Teaching Award
Recipient

   
 

Alumni

 

Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe
(Ph.D. '06), U.S. Ambassador to the
U.N. Human Rights Council

Suzanne Holland (Ph.D. '97),
Professor of Ethics and Religion,
University of Puget Sound

Randall Miller (Ph.D. '07),
Assistant Professor of Christian
Ethics and Social Thought, Pacific
School of Religion

   

 

Related Blogs

 

TheMoralMindfield, students in
the Ethics and Social Theory area
discussing the ethical dimensions of
society and culture

Left at the Altar, doctoral student
Marilyn Matevia's religious leftist
perspective

Degrees

M.A.

This Area of Concentration is available to students affiliated with the following schools: CDSP, DSPT, JST, PLTS, PSR, SFTS, SKSM

Overview

Study in this area combines ethics and the social sciences. It includes a focus on theological and social ethics, with attention to ethical theory and history, analysis, and policy as related to politics, health care, feminist ethics, sexual ethics, professional ethics, or environmental ethics. The area can also include the study of religion as a cultural and social phenomenon, with attention to theory, methodology, and research in related disciplines such as sociology and anthropology.

M.A. Requirements

 

Faculty

Core Doctoral Faculty

Marianne Farina, CSC (DSPT)

Lisa Fullam (JST)

Cynthia Moe-Lobeda (PLTS)

William O'Neill, SJ (JST)

Rita Sherma (GTU)

Consortial Faculty Resources

Gabriella Lettini (SKSM)

Thomas Massaro, SJ (JST)

James McDonald (SFTS)

 

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