The Last Lecture Speaker for Fall 2012 was Dr. Tobias Winright, Associate Professor of Theological Studies.
Dr. Tobias Winright is an Associate Professor of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University, and is also the Director of the Manresa Program in Catholic, Jesuit Studies . He received both his M.A. and his Ph.D. in Moral Theology/Christian Ethics from The University of Notre Dame, as well as a M.Div. from the Duke University Divinity School. Dr. Winright teaches a variety of courses, many of which address social questions such as war and peace, environmental ethics, economic justice, and criminal justice. He is also an active member of several professional organizations, such as the Society of Christian Ethics, the College Theology Society, the Catholic Theological Society of America, American Academy of Religion, and the Society for the Study of Christian Ethics. He is the book reviews editor for the international journal, Political Theology, and will be the coeditor of the Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics beginning in 2013. He has also been involved in the publication of several books, including a recent book that he co-authored with Mark J. Allman, titled After the Smoke Clears: The Just War Tradition and Post War Justice.