Michael P. Jaycox, PhD

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PhD, Theology

Associate Professor, Theology and Religious Studies

Phone: 206-296-5322

Building/Room: Casey 230-16

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Professor Jaycox's primary areas of research and teaching are theological critiques of whiteness, ethical analysis of racial injustices, the role of emotions in ethical judgment and action, bioethics/medical ethics, and ethical questions regarding gender and sexuality. He holds a PhD in theological ethics from Boston College.

Recent Publications

Emotions and Christian Ethics,” in Tobias L. Winright, ed., T&T Clark Handbook of Christian Ethics (New York: Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2021), 91-101.

Nussbaum, Anger, and Racial Justice: On the Epistemological and Eschatological Limitations of White Liberalism,” Political Theology 21, no. 5 (2020): 415-433.

Payback, Forgiveness, Accountability: Exercising Responsible Agency in the Midst of Structured Racial Harm,” Religions 10, no. 9 (2019): 528.

Black Lives Matter and Catholic Whiteness: A Tale of Two Performances,” Horizons 44, no. 2 (2017): 306-341.

The Black Lives Matter Movement: Justice and Health Equity,” Health Progress 97, no. 6 (2016): 42-47. Reprinted in Charles E. Curran and Lisa A. Fullam, eds., Readings in Moral Theology no. 19: U.S. Moral Theology from the Margins (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2020).

The Civic Virtues of Social Anger: A Critically Reconstructed Normative Ethic for Public Life,” Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 36, no. 1 (2016): 123-143.