Dr. Catherine Nolan

Dr. Catherine Nolan
Dr. Catherine Nolan
Assistant Professor,

Meet Dr. Catherine Nolan

OF NOTE: Dr. Nolan is also the faculty advisor for Delta Epsilon Sigma, an honor society for Catholic schools, and faculty coordinator for the Philosophy Club.

Caring for her students and making sure they understand the philosophers they are reading.

WHEN NOT IN THE CLASSROOM, CAN OFTEN BE FOUND:  Playing with her kids, sewing, gardening, and researching random things.

“To perceive all that is unusual and exceptional, all that is wonderful, in the midst of the ordinary things of everyday life, is the beginning of philosophy.” -Josef Pieper, The Philosophical Act

Examples of classes taught by Dr. Catherine Nolan:

PH250 Ethics: The Good Life
PH200 Introduction to Philosophy
PH314 Faith and Reason
PH440 Philosophy of Sex and Gender

  • PhD from SUNY Buffalo
  • MA from the Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • BA from Ave Maria University


(2022) “A Functional Alternative to Radical Capacities: Critiquing Lee and Grisez,” American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly, https://doi.org/10.5840/acpq202255251
(2020) “The Metaphysical Irreversibility of Death,” The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, vol. 45, no. 6, pp. 725-741, https://doi.org/10.1093/jmp/jhaa024

  • Bioethics
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of Religion

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