Dr. Robert G. Kennedy
Professor and Chair, Department of Catholic Studies
201 Sitzmann Hall
Courses taught in Fall 2013
Courses taught in Spring 2014
B.A., Philosophy, College of St. Thomas, 1972
The Good that Business Does. Grand Rapids, MI: Acton Institute, 2006.
“Ethics, Courage and Self-Discipline” Finance et bien commun (Switzerland), #18-19, Spring-Summer 2004, 136-139.
“Development of Doctrine in Moral Theology: Can What Was Once Wrong Now Be Right?” in University of St Thomas Law Journal, 1 (2003) 253-273.
“The Professionalization of Work,” in Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Work as Key to the Social Question (Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 2002) pp 99-110.
“Will We Ever Have Enough Priests?” America 13 September 1997, pp 18-22.
“Business and Human Development: The Proposal of the Encyclical Caritas in veritate,” 16th International Symposium on Ethics, Business and Society, IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, Spain, 13 May 2010.
“On Being Truly Practical: Why Virtue Matters in Business,” conference on The Business of Practical Wisdom. Catholic University, Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, 25 Sep 2009.
“St Thomas Aquinas on bellum iustum,” conference on The Hermeneutics of the Just War Tradition, Institut für Theologie und Frieden, Hamburg, Germany, 4-6 January 2009.
“Is the Just War Theory Obsolete?” International Society for Military Ethics, San Diego, CA, 25 January 2008.
“Is the Doctrine of Preemption a Legitimate Element of the Just War Tradition?” Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics, Washington, DC, 27 January 2005.
American Catholic Philosophical Association
- Executive Council, 1994-96
- Chair, Committee on the Future of the ACPA (1995-96)
- Chair, ACPA Working Group on Business Ethics, 1991-
- Member, Organizing Committee, 1999 Annual Conference
Catholic Biblical Association
Fellowship of Catholic Scholars
Joint Services Conference on Professional Ethics (JSCOPE)