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Kevin J. O’Brien

Kevin J. O’Brien

Acting Dean of Interdisciplinary Programs

Hauge Administration Building - Room 222-B
  • Professional
  • Biography

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Dean of Humanities
  • Professor of Religion


  • Ph.D., Ethics and Society, Emory University, 2006
  • M.A., Theology, Union Theological Seminary, 2001
  • B.A., Religion, Earlham College, 1999

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Climate Ethics
  • Christian Ethics
  • Comparative Ethics


Kevin J. O’Brien teaches courses in religious and environmental ethics. His research focuses on the interconnections between religion, social justice, and climate change. He is the author of the recent book The Violence of Climate Change: Lessons of Resistance from Nonviolent Activists (Georgetown 2017).

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