I am an Associate Professor of Religion at Pacific Lutheran University, where I teach courses in Christian ethics, comparative ethics, and environmental ethics. In addition to the Department of Religion, I also teach in the International Honors and Environmental Studies programs at PLU. Every course emphasizes the importance of thinking critically about contemporary moral issues.

My research focuses on the interconnections between religious faith and social justice, human ethics and environmental concerns, scientific data and moral commitments.

For more information than you could possibly want about my teaching and research, you can access my CV.

In addition to my teaching and research, I am also involved with PLU's Sustainability Committee, I serve on the board at Earth Ministry, and I am Program Unit Co-Chair for Religion and Society for the Pacific Northwest Regional American Academy of Religion.

Kevin J. O'Brien   Associate Professor of Religion   Pacific Lutheran University   Tacoma, WA 98447   obrien@plu.edu   253.535.7239