Inaugural Symposium

Intellect and Virtue: The Idea of a Catholic University

Christopher Kaczor to Speak on Virtue and Faith Life

Christopher Kaczor

Raised in Seattle, Christopher Kaczor graduated from the honors program at Boston College. He received an M.M.S. in 1994 and a Ph.D. in 1996 from the University of Notre Dame. From 1996 to 1997, Kaczor did postdoctoral work in Germany at the Universität zu Köln as an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Federal Chancellor Fellow. He returned to Universität zu Köln as a Fulbright Scholar in 2002-2003.

Former director of the University Honors Program and associate professor of philosophy at Catholic University, Kaczor is a professor of philosophy in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, Calif.

Kaczor has published eight books: The Ethics of Abortion, O Rare Ralph McInerny: Stories and Reflections on a Legendary Notre Dame Professor, Thomas Aquinas on the Cardinal Virtues; Life Issues-Medical Choices; Thomas Aquinas on Faith, Hope, and Love; The Edge of Life: Human Dignity and Contemporary Bioethics, How to Stay Catholic in College, and Proportionalism and the Natural Law Tradition.

He has been interviewed on issues of ethics, philosophy, and religion for newspapers and radio stations across the country, as well as on television on EWTN, ABC, NBC, Fox, CBS, MSNBC, and "The Today Show."

Related Links

> "Who's Deluded? An Atheist Just Doesn't Get Aquinas,"

> "And What's More," Reflection on the Passing of Ralph McInerny, Notre Dame Magazine, Winter 2010-11

> University Libraries research guide to resources related to inaugural year programs and speakers