Paulette Kidder, PhD

Paulette Kidder

PhD, Philosophy, Boston College

Interim Dean, College of Education
Associate Professor, Philosophy

Phone: (206) 296-5758

Building/Room: Loyola 500

Paulette Kidder is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at Seattle University. She received her PhD from Boston College in 1989. Dr. Kidder teaches courses in Health Care Ethics, Ethics of Food, 19th Century Thought, Feminist Moral Theory, and the philosophy of Martha Nussbaum. Her research interests and publications focus on bioethics, philosophy and literature/film, contemporary Continental philosophy, and the dialogue between Catholic thought and contemporary philosophical movements. Dr. Kidder serves as a community member of the Institutional Review Board at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. She has previously served as Associate Dean for Faculty and Interim Dean in SU’s College of Arts and Sciences and Director of Matteo Ricci Institute.