Dr. DesAutels specializes in ethical theory and moral psychology. She began teaching at the University of Dayton in 2001. Prior to coming to the University of Dayton, she served as assistant director to the Ethics Center and assistant professor of philosophy at the University of South Florida.
- Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
- Ethical theory
- Moral psychology
- Feminist ethics
Global Feminist Ethics, editor with Rebecca Whisnant, Rowman & Littlefield, 2008.
Moral Psychology: Feminist Ethics and Social Theory, editor with Margaret Urban Walker, Rowman & Littlefield, 2004.
"Moral Mindfulness," in Moral Psychology, ed. P. DesAutels and M. U. Walker, Rowman & Littlefield, 2004, 69-82.
Feminists Doing Ethics, editor with Joanne Waugh, Rowman & Littlefield, 2001.
Praying for a Cure: When Medical and Religious Practices Conflict, with Larry May and Margaret P. Battin, Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.
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