Associated Scholars

Fellow for Aesthetics and Metaphysics

Mark Spencer

University of St. Thomas (MN)
Associate Professor of Philosophy

Spencer is a philosopher specializing in metaphysics, phenomenology, and aesthetics.

Associated Scholars

James Beauregard

Rivier University
Lecturer, Psy.D. and Ed.D. Programs

Jim Beauregard is a neuropsychologist, philosopher and neuroethicist who specializes in neuroethics, bioethics and personalist thought in the European tradition.

Jason Bell

University of New Brunswick
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Jason Bell specialized in the history of 19th and 20th century philosophy, and ethics.

Rev. James Brent, O.P.

Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Martin Cajthaml

Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic
Associate Professor

Cajthaml is a philosopher specializing in phenomenology with competency in classical greek philosophy.

Peter J. Colosi

Salve Regina University
Associate Professor

Peter J. Colosi is associate professor of philosophy at Salve Regina University in Newport, Rhode Island.

Mario Delucchi

University of Dallas
Doctoral Candidate and Philosophy Professor

Life-long student and teacher of philosophy whose research focuses on metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics, striving to rehabilitate a sense of the true, good and beautiful on personalist foundations.

Maria Fedoryka, PhD

Ave Maria University
Associate Professor

Maria Fedoryka specializes in the philosophy of love, dealing with issues spanning from the centrality of love to the divine being, to its role at the center of creation, to its meaning for marriage, family, and sexuality.

Thomas V. (Tom) Gourlay

The University of Notre Dame Australia
Lecturer, School of Philosophy & Theology; Manager, Chaplaincy

Tom Gourlay is a lecturer and PhD candidate in the School of Philosophy & Theology at the University of Notre Dame Australia where he is also the manager of Chaplaincy.

Elisa Grimi

European Society for Moral Philosophy
Executive Director

Elisa Grimi is Executive Director of the European Society for Moral Philosophy and the Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Philosophical News.

Derek S. Jefferys

University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

Derek S. Jeffreys is a Professor of Humanities, Religion and Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin. Involved in jail and prison education for more than a decade, Jeffreys writes on St. John Paul II, and the ethics of torture and solitary confinement.

Rebekah Ann Lamb

University of St. Andrews, School of Divinity
Lecturer in Theology, Imagination and the Arts

Dr Lamb works and teaches on intersections between theology and the arts, with a special emphasis on Victorian and Modernist literature and art. She is particularly interested in the intersections between aesthetics, religious experience and formation.

Robert McNamara

Franciscan University of Steubenville
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Dr. McNamara is a philosophy, theology, physics, and applied sciences graduate, with a research focus on metaphysics and personalism, the thought of Edith Stein and Thomas Aquinas (Thomism).

Margarita Mooney

Princeton Theological Seminary
Associate Professor of Practical Theology

Where faith meets the creative intellect. Margarita Mooney is an author, professor, mentor, and speaker. In addition to teaching Sociology and theology at Princeton University, she founded the Scala Organization.

Beth Rath

Borromeo Seminary Institute at John Carroll University
Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Dr. Rath is a philosopher whose research focuses on the nature of the human person, moral philosophy, and the work of Thomas Aquinas.

Jonathan J. Sanford

University of Dallas
President & Professor of Philosophy

President of the University of Dallas, Dr. Sanford is also on the Executive Committee of the ACPA, a Fellow of the Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture, and serves on the boards of the Hildebrand Project, the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars, and the Dallas Chapter of Legatus.

Elizabeth C. Shaw, Ph.D.

Catholic University of America
Assistant Director, Special Academic Programs, Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship; Lecturer, School of Philosophy

Elizabeth Shaw teaches in the School of Philosophy & is assistant director for special academic programs in the Ciocca Center for Principled Entrepreneurship at CUA.

DT Sheffler

Georgetown College
Part Time Faculty of Philosophy

DT Sheffler is a philosopher who specializes in the history of the concept of the person, especially focusing on its background in ancient philosophy and early Christian thought with a view to the way this concept has been taken up in 20th c. Christian personalism.

Hrvoje Vargić

John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin
Doctoral Student

Hrvoje Vargić is a lover of wisdom trying to go back to things (and persons) in themselves.

Maria Wolter

Franciscan University, Austria Program
Instructor of Philosophy

Professor Wolter works in the areas of phenomenology, axiology, personalist philosophy, and ethics. Her research has also focused on the philosophy of Dietrich von Hildebrand, Karol Wojtyla, and John Henry Newman, as well as bio-ethics.

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