Position: Graduate Students Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Areas: Religion, Ethics & Politics
Joseph Clair is a Ph.D. candidate in the Religion, Ethics & Politics subfield. His dissertation examines the practical social and political ethics found in the letters and sermons of Augustine of Hippo. It also explores the relevance of Augustine's thought for contemporary debates over the role of religion in public life. Joseph's broader research and teaching interests include Christian thought, Christian ethics (both the history of and contemporary issues), religious and philosophical ethics, religion and politics, political theory, ancient philosophy, and environmental ethics. He received a B.A. in philosophy from Wheaton College, IL, an M.T.S. from Duke Divinity School, an M.A. in philosophy from Fordham University, and an M.Phil. in philosophy of religion from the University of Cambridge as a Gates Cambridge Scholar.