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Professor & Sr. Ruth Caspar Chair in Philosophy


Sansbury Hall, Room 242

  • Ph.D., Marquette University
  • M.A., Catholic University of America
  • B.A., The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

Michael V. Dougherty joined the Philosophy faculty at Ohio Dominican University in 2003. His research interests include the history of philosophy, moral dilemmas, and research ethics. He holds the Sr. Ruth Caspar Chair in Philosophy.

In 2009, he received Ohio Dominican University's Conley Award, given annually to a professor for outstanding teaching. He has served as the Resident Director for ODU's Education Abroad program in Rome, Italy. 

He is author of Correcting the Scholarly Record for Research Integrity: In the Aftermath of Plagiarism, Research Ethics Forum, vol. 6 (Springer, 2018) and Moral Dilemmas in Medieval Thought: From Gratian to Aquinas (Cambridge University Press, 2011), and he has edited Pico della Mirandola: New Essays (Cambridge University Press, 2008) and Aquinas’s ‘Disputed Questions on Evil: A Critical Guide’ (Cambridge University Press, 2016). He edits the online resource Pico in English: A Bibliography

A full list of publications is available on his website.