Grad Profiles

Eric Hilker

PhD 2022


  • University of Virginia - PhD Religion, Ethics, and Culture, Department of Religious Studies (ancticipated completion: 2021)
  • Yale Divinity School - MA Religion (Ethics)
  • Gordon College - BA Political Science and Biblical Studies 

Dissertation Working Title

"Sacrament and Otherness: Attending to Religious Practices in Moral Formation"

Research Interests

Christian Ethics; Islamic Ethics; Social, Moral, and Political Thought; Biomedical Ethics; Ethics and Culture; Anthropology/Ethnography of Ethics; Moral Psychology; Religious Practices; Moral Formation; Kierkegaard.

Teaching as Instructor/Lecturer of Record

Ethics (Virginia Military Institute) - Fall 2019, Spring 2020

Religion and Bioethics (University of Virginia) - Fall 2019