Matthew F. Shea, Ph.D.


Matthew F. Shea, Ph.D., of Dunmore, was named assistant professor in the Philosophy Department.  His areas of specialization include moral philosophy and biomedical ethics.  Previously, he was a Clinical Ethics Fellow at UCLA Health System; a part-time faculty member at the Bioethics Institute of Loyola Marymount University; a lecturer in the David Geffen School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA; an instructor in the Philosophy Department at Saint Louis University; and a teacher at Saint Sebastian's School in Massachusetts.  His publications have appeared in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly and Religious Studies.  His professional service includes journal editing, conference organizing and serving as the co-chair of the Philosophy of Medicne Affinity Group at the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities.  Dr. Shea received a doctorate in philosophy from Saint Louis University and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from Boston College.


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