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Darlene Weaver

Professor; Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs

Full-Time Faculty

Office of the Provost; College of Arts and Sciences: Religious Studies


Email: Darlene Weaver
Phone: 937-229-2245
St. Mary's Hall
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Darlene Weaver, Ph.D. is Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and professor in religious studies. Dr. Weaver is an ecumenically trained moral theologian, and specializes in moral anthropology and ethical theory. She joined the University in July 2023 as provost. She previously served as associate provost for academic affairs and professor of theology at Duquesne University, and spent eleven years at Villanova University, where she earned tenure and was promoted to associate professor. She was also a visiting assistant professor at Georgetown University.

She taught courses on ethical theory and topics in applied ethics. She is the author of dozens of articles and two monographs. Weaver is a series co-editor for the Moral Traditions series at Georgetown University Press and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Religious Ethics.

She received her B.A. from Carnegie Mellon University, M.A.R. from Yale Divinity School, and her Ph.D. in ethics from the University of Chicago in 1998, with a particular focus on moral agency. 


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago
  • M.A.R., Yale Divinity School
  • B.A., Carnegie Mellon University

Research Interests

  • Ethics
  • Moral anthropology