The Joan and Ralph Lane Center for Catholic Studies and Social Thought at USF's Summer scholar-in-residence program invites distinguished scholars from around the world to discuss Catholic social thought and the signs of the times. Visiting scholars participate in public lectures, teaching, and faculty colloquia during their time at USF.
Lisa Fullam D.V.M., Th.D. teaches moral theology at the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley. Research interests include Virtue Ethics, medical and sexual ethics, the intersection of ethics and spirituality, and Ignatian spirituality. Published essays include: “Toward a Virtue Ethics of Marriage: Augustine and Aquinas on Friendship in Marriage,” “Teresa of Avila’s Liberative Humility,” “Sex in 3-D. A Telos for a Virtue Ethics of Sexuality,” “Ethics in Spiritual Guidance,” “Bioethics and Public Policy,” (with William R. O’Neill, S.J.), “Why Ordination Matters: A Reflection from Jamaica,” and “Juana, SJ: The History (and Future?) of Women in the Society of Jesus.” Readings in Moral Theology #16. Virtue Ethics, co-edited with Charles E. Curran, was published by Paulist Press in 2011. Readings in Moral Theology #17, Ethics and Spirituality, also edited with Charles E. Curran, is due out in 2014. Her previous book, The Virtue of Humility: A Thomistic Apologetic was published by the Edwin Mellen Press in 2009. In 2008, she climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. The view from the top is just glorious.
The Summer scholar-in-residence lecture series is sponsored by the Joan and Ralph Lane Center.