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Karen E Stohr

Title

Associate Prof, Asst Dir of Undergrad Studies
Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics

Department

Department of Philosophy
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Alt. phone

202-687-7487

Fax

202-687-4493

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Bio

Karen Stohr joined Georgetown's philosophy department in 2002. Her main research area is ethics, with a focus on Aristotelian virtue ethics and Kantian ethics. She is also interested in bioethics, particularly in the Catholic tradition. Lately, she has been writing about the relationship between morality on the one hand and manners and civility on the other. Her book "On Manners" was published in November 2011.

Professor Stohr lives in suburban Maryland with her husband and two daughters.

Education

  • Ph.D (1999) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Philosophy
  • M.A. (1994) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Philosophy
  • B.A., summa cum laude (1992) University of Notre Dame, Government and philosophy