Dr. Gilbert Meilaender

Gilbert Meilaender has taught since 1996 at Valparaiso University, where he holds the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christian Ethics.  Prior to teaching there, he taught at the University of Virginia and at Oberlin College. He earned his PhD degree at Princeton University in 1976.

Professor Meilaender has published thirteen books and numerous articles.  Among the books are Friendship: A Study in Theological EthicsBioethics: A Primer for ChristiansThe Way that Leads There: Augustinian Reflections on the Christian Life; Neither Beast Nor God: The Dignity of the Human PersonShould We Live Forever? The Ethical Ambiguities of Aging; and Working: Its Meaning and Its Limits.  He is co-editor (with William Werpehowski) of the Oxford Handbook of Theological Ethics. He has served on the Board of Directors of the Society of Christian Ethics, as an Associate Editor of Religious Studies Review, and as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Religious Ethics.