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Research Interests

Catholic social ethics, contintental philosophy and Science and Technology Studies, especially as they intersect in questions of economics and new technologies.


I am originally from the United States and studied in South Bend, Indiana; Boston, Massachusetts; and Berkeley, California. My research focuses on Catholic social ethics of new technologies, with special focus on economic impacts of information and computing technologies like Artificial Intelligence. Prior to coming to Hong Kong, I taught at Holy Names University, St Mary's College of California, and Santa Clara University, all in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Homo gubernator: A Moral Anthropology for New Technologies, The Graduate Theological Union

1 Sept 201231 Jan 2018

Award Date: 31 Jan 2018

Master, Boston College

1 Sept 201021 May 2012

Award Date: 21 May 2012

Bachelor, University of Notre Dame

1 Sept 200616 May 2010

Award Date: 16 May 2010


  • BR Christianity
  • Catholic social ethics
  • liberation theology
  • BJ Ethics
  • technology ethics
  • economic ethics
  • B Philosophy (General)
  • continental philosophy
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Actor-Network Theory


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