Grad Profiles

Kyle Nicholas

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia: PhD in Religious Studies (Theology, Ethics, and Culture), in progress.
  • University of Notre Dame: MTS in Moral Theology, 2017
  • Seattle Pacific University: BA in Christian Theology and Classics, 2015

Research Interests

Christian ethics and political life; moral theology; human dignity and rights; virtue and duty; modern theology; rationalism and fideism.

Papers Presented

  • "The Folly of a Virtual Public: Civic Engagement and the Common Good in a Virtual Age," Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference: Beyond Nostalgia: Ethics, Politics, and the Critique of Modernity (Deutsches Haus, New York University: 2016)
  • "Sharing the Revolution: Moral Theology and the Sharing Economy," The Jesuit Institute: Growing Apart: The Implications of Economic Inequality (Boston College, 2016).