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Jeremy Fisher

Doctoral Candidate


  • BA Philosophy: Walsh University 2003
  • BA Political Science: Walsh University 2003
  • MA Philosophy: Kent State University 2005
  • PhD Religious Studies: University of Virginia (projected 2016)

Research Interests

  • Philosophical and Religious Ethics
  • Social and Political Philosophy/Theology
  • Applied Ethics
  • Philosophical Study of Religion: Theodicy, Evil, and Suffering
  • Secularism and Atheism
  • Buddhism
  • Daoism



University of Virginia

  • One (1) Course in Business Ethics and Society: RELG 2630

Kent State University (Main Campus, Stark Campus, Tuscarawas Campus)

  • Five (5) Courses in Introduction to Philosophy: 11001
  • Three (3) Courses in Principles of Thinking (Informal Logic): 11009
  • Two (2) Courses in Introduction to Ethics: 21001

Walsh University

  • One (1) Course in Moral Philosophy: Phil 203


University of Virginia

  • Two (2) Courses in Theology, Ethics, and Health Care
  • Two (2) Courses on the Salem Witch Trials

Kent State University (Main Campus)

  • Two (2) Courses in Comparative Religious Thought
  • Two (2) Courses on the Principles of Thinking


  • 2002-2003: Undergraduate Faculty Search Committee: Political Science, Walsh University
  • 2004-2005: Graduate Student Representative: Philosophy Department and Curriculum Committee, Kent State University

Academic Contributions

  • 2003-2005: Graduate Student Conference, Kent State University
  • 2003-2005: Graduate Student Review Committee, Kent State University
  • 2003-2005: Referee Committee on Selection of Papers  for publication for Kent State University online philosophy journal
  • 2003-2005: Section Chair: Graduate Student Philosophy Conference, Kent State University
  • 2012-2014: Workshop Respondent: UVA “Divine Violence: John Brown and the Limits of Ethics” and “From the Theopaternal to the Theopoltical: On Barack Obama”