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Professor Linda Hogan

Professor of Ecumenics (School of Religion)


Professor Linda Hogan is an ethicist with extensive experience in research and teaching in pluralist and multi-religious contexts. Her primary research interests lie in the fields of inter-cultural and inter-religious ethics, social and political ethics, human rights and gender. In addition to her academic expertise, Professor Linda Hogan has expert knowledge of institutional management and governance, having spent 5 years as the Vice-Provost/Chief Academic Officer and Deputy President at Trinity College Dublin. In that role she had overall responsibility for education and research at the university and was an ex officio member of the university's Senior Management Team. She coordinated strategic planning, and had responsibility for the direction and quality of research, undergraduate and postgraduate education and the student experience. Amongst her recent publications are Keeping Faith with Human Rights, Georgetown University Press, 2015, Feminist Catholic Theological Ethics: Conversations in the World Church, Maryknoll: Orbis Press, 2014, edited jointly with Agbonkhianmghe Orobator, 'The Role of Religion in Building Political Communities' in ed. Cranmer, Hill, Kenny & Sandberg, The Confluence of Law and Religion, Cambridge University Press and 'Conflicts within the Churches: The Roman Catholic Church', in ed. Adrian Thatcher The Oxford Handbook of Theology, Sexuality and Gender, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014. Other publications include Religious Voices in Public Places, Oxford University Press, 2009 (edited with Nigel Biggar), Religions and the Politics of Peace and Conflict, Princeton Theological Monographs, 2009, Confronting the Truth, Conscience in the Catholic Tradition, New York, Paulist Press, 2000 and From Women's Experience to Feminist Theology, Sheffield Academic Press 1995, reissued by Bloomsbury Academic Collections in 2016. Professor Hogan has lectured on a range of topics in ethics and religion, including Ethics in International Affairs; Ethics of Globalisation; Biomedical Ethics; Human Rights in Theory and Practice; and Comparative Social Ethics. She has held posts at Trinity College Dublin and at the University of Leeds, where she was a member of the Centre for Gender and Women's Studies and of the Centre for Business Ethics. She has been a member of the Irish Council for Bioethics and has been a Board member of the Coombe Hospital, Science Gallery and Marino Institute of Education. She has worked on a consultancy basis for a number of national and international organisations, focusing on developing ethical infrastructures.
 INTEGRITY: Empowering Students for Responsible Conduct in Research
 Visioning 21st Century Ecumenism: Diversity, Dialogue & Reconciliation
 Interreligious Ethics and the Cultural Dynamics of Globalisation
 Health Policy Formation in a Christian Culture with Religious Minorities

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Chair of the Board of Governors, Marino Institute of Education 2017
Deputy Director and Co-Founder, Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies, University of Leeds 1997
Arts and Humanities Research Board Peer Review College, UK, Member 2005
Member of Board of Science Gallery, Dublin. 2011
Member of Board of Governors, Coombe Hospital, Dublin 2011
Editorial Board, Interdisciplinary Journal for Religion and Transformation in Contemporary Society 2018
Irish Council for Bioethics, Member, 2005
Editorial Board, Journal of Religious Ethics 2006
Editorial Board, Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics (USA) 2006
Editorial Board, Soundings: An Interdisciplinary Journal 2011
Editorial Board, Feminist Theory 2004
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Society of Christian Ethics, USA
Society for the Study of Christian Ethics, UK
Society for Women in Philosophy
Irish Theological Association (Committee Member 1993 - 1996)
European Society of Women for Theological Research (Irish Representative 1996 - 1999)
European Society for Catholic Theology
European Ethics Network
Association of Teachers Moral Theology Britain and Ireland (Secretary of British Association, 1998 - 2001)
American Academy of Religion
Linda Hogan, Goddiksen MP, Johansen MW, Armond AC, Clavien C, et al, The person in power told me to. European PhD students: perspectives on guest authorship and good authorship practice. , PLoS One , 18, (1), 2023, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Mads Paludan Goddiksen, Mikkel Willum Johansen, Anna Catharina Armond, Mateja Centa, Christine Clavien, Eugenijus Gefenas, Roman Globokar, et al, Grey zones and good practice: A European survey of academic integrity among undergraduate students, Ethics and Behaviour, 2023, p1 - 19, pDOI: 10.1080/10508422.2023.218 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Reflecting and Advancing the Transformation: Catholic Theological Ethics and the Journal of Religious Ethics, 1973"2023, Journal of Religious Ethics, 51, (1), 2023, p1 - 26, p , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Doing the Truth, Studies The Irish Quarterly Review, 441, 2022, p26 - 37, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
The End of Life: Concilium, 56, 5, (2021), 1 - 138p, Linda Hogan, [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Women's Reproductive Rights and the Legacy of Religion in Ireland: The Eight Amendment and its Repeal, Religion and Human Rights, 16, 2021, p143 - 172, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Moral Leadership: A Challenge and A Celebration, Theological Studies, 82, 2021, p138 - 155, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Dave Lewis, Linda Hogan, David Filip, PJ Wall, Global Challenges in the Standardization of Ethics for Trustworthy AI, Journal of ICT Standardization, 8, (2), 2020, p123 - 150, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Vulnerability: An Ethic for a Divided World? in, editor(s)Kristin Heyer, James Keenan & Andrea Vicini , Building Bridges in Sarajevo: The Plenary Papers, New York, Orbis, 2019, pp217 - 222, [Linda Hogan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Concilium The City and Global Development: Beyond the North-South Paradigm , 2019/1, 1, (2019), 7 - 148p, Linda Hogan Marcus Buker & Alina Kraus, [eds.], 5 years, Journal, PUBLISHED

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Linda Hogan, Floret The Irish School of Ecumenics at 50, Search, 44, (2), 2021, p192 - 201, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Vulnerability: An Ethic for a Divided World? in, editor(s)Kristin Heyer, James Keenan, Andrea Vicini , Building Bridges in Sarajevo: The Plenary Papers, New York, Orbis, 2019, pp217 - 222, [Linda Hogan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Ethics Matters: Ethics in a Digital Age, Trinity Humanities Research Showcase, London, May , 2018, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Introducing Trinity EthicsLab, Arts & Humanities Collaboration with Enterprise, Trinity Long Room Hub, May , 2018, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Designing an Ethical Future: Can Artificial Intelligence Help? Our Digital World: Who is Serving Whom?, Behind the Headlines: Our Digital World: Who is Serving Whom?, Long Room Hub Trinity College Dublin, October , 2017, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Looking to the Future in, editor(s)Michael Hurley , Floreat ut Pereat, Dublin, Columba, 2008, pp213 - 230, [Linda Hogan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Linda Hogan, Negotiating Catholic School Leadership in a Morally Ambiguous World, Champagnat, 6, (3), 2005, p65 - 76, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Hogan L., Review of Moral Wisdom, Lessons and Texts from the Catholic Tradition, by James F. Keenan , The Tablet, 2005, p21-22 , Review, PUBLISHED
Hogan L., May J. D., Gender and Culture as Dimensions of Bodiliness, The Helder Camara Lectures, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, July, 2004, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Hogan L., The Appropriation of Human Rights Language in Christian Social Ethics, Association of Moral Theologians Britain and Ireland, May, 2004, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED


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Fellow of Trinity College Dublin
Social and political ethics; the ethics of human rights; the ethics of gender; Christian ethics; religion in the public square