Office: DS 140
Dr. Kelley’s current research focuses on the impact of Holocaust and Comparative Genocide research on the study of religion. He has published on the role of racial and imperial categories in formative New Testament scholarship.
Office: DS 140/4
Dr. Blankschaen works on applied philosophical issues in feminist philosophy and medical ethics. He has published on what it means to be an ally to the LGBT community and how marginalized communities access healthcare resources while continuing to work on how our social identities affect our obligation to resist oppression. He teaches courses on medical ethics, medical humanities, and other core courses.
Office: DS 140/5
Dr. Peckruhn's scholarly interests in religious studies, Christian theology and ethics are at the intersections of gender, sexuality, race, disability, and colonialism. How we make meaning and how we engage in meaningful communal action towards increased social justice are at the heart of her research. Dr. Peckruhn was recently named co-chair of the Religion and Disability Studies Unit for the American Academy of Religion.
Office: DS 140/2
Dr. Warren's research is concerned primarily with questions of meta-ethics: what is the nature of ethical thought and practice? Is morality objective? How do we hairless, language-using apes come to know moral truths? His teaching experience covers a variety of philosophical subjects since 2007: ethics, formal logic, law, the philosophy of mind, free will, and theories of human nature, to name a few.