Ryan Darr

Postdoctoral Research Associate
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Ryan Darr is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Philosophy of Religion at the University Center for Human Values and a lecturer in the Department of Religion. Ryan is an ethicist whose research and teaching draws from philosophy, theology, and intellectual history. He is currently completing a manuscript on the theological origins of utilitarian moral philosophy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He is also working on a second project that addresses the complications posed to individual moral agency and responsibility by moral problems that are structural in nature, especially climate change. His articles can be found in Environmental Ethics, Studies in Christian Ethics, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics, and Journal of Religious Ethics. He holds a Master’s in Theology from the University of Notre Dame and a Ph.D. in Religious Studies from Yale University.