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Wanda Teays - PhD

Professor Emerita, Philosophy

PhD, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
MTS, Harvard University
MA, University of Alberta, Edmonton
BA, University of California, Fullerton


Wanda Teays has a  PhD (Humanities) from Concordia University (Montreal), MA (Phi of Math) from U of Alberta, and MTS from Harvard. She loves teaching and working with her colleagues in Philosophy. A wonderful department! She has taught many  MSMU Philosophy classes including: Bioethics, Contemporary Moral Problems, Critical Thinking, Logic, Symbolic Logic, Phi of Law, Phi of Film, Ethics & Film, Phi of Lit, Phi of Native Cultures, and Phi of Art. She also loves to write. Books she’s written include Second Thoughts: Critical Thinking for a Diverse Society; Seeing the Light: Ethics Through MoviesBusiness Ethics Through Movies; and Doctors and Torture: Medicine at the a Crossroads.She is editor of Analyzing Violence Against Women and  co-editor of three books—(1) Global Bioethics and Human Rights: Contemporary Perspectives, 2nd Ed.;  (2) Bioethics, Justice, and Health Care and (3) Violence Against Women: Philosophical Perspectives. Currently she is co-editing a book with Alison Dundes Renteln (at USC) on University Ethics.