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Department of Theology

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William C. French, Ph.D.

Title/s: Associate Professor
Section Coordinator of Christian Ethics

Office #: Crown Center 443

Phone: 773.508.2356

E-mail: wfrench@luc.edu

CV Link: French CV


William French is an Associate Professor of Theology at Loyola University Chicago. He graduated from Dickinson College, received his M.Div. degree from Harvard University, and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Chicago. His main research interests are religious ethics, ecological ethics and policies, and war and peace issues. He has written articles and book chapters on such topics as global climate change, land use issues, ecological security, just war theory, the moral status of animals, the Catholic natural tradition, Biblical views of creation, and on comparative religious ethics.

Program Areas

Environmental ethics and creation-oriented theology; War and peace studies

Research Interests

Environmental sustainability, global security, and justice.

Selected Publications


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