Marywood University
Marywood University

I am an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Marywood University, in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA. I direct Marywood's undergraduate Certificate in Bioethics program, which consists of traditional and online courses on a range of topics in bioethics including end-of-life issues; decision-making for incompetent patients; social justice and healthcare; philosophy of mental health; and reproduction, genetics, and biotechnology. My areas of specialization are ethical theory and applied ethics. Some of my current research interests include the moral importance of empathy and compassion, the philosophy of animal rights, and philosophical issues i…

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