Program Director

Joshua Seachris B W Small

Joshua Seachris is Program Director and Grant Manager for the Center for Philosophy of Religion and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. Prior to joining the Center, he was Grant Manager for The Character Project and Adjunct Professor of Philosophy at Wake Forest University. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Oklahoma, and is the author of articles on a range of topics, including the problem of evil, Confucius and virtue, the meaning of life, and death. He has published articles in numerous journals, including Ethical Theory and Moral PracticeReligious StudiesPhiloAsian Philosophy, and the International Journal for Philosophy of Religion. He is the editor of Exploring the Meaning of Life: An Anthology and Guide (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012) and God and Meaning: New Essays (with Stewart Goetz) (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016), and co-author of What is this thing Called the Meaning of Life? (with Stewart Goetz) (Routledge, forthcoming). He is currently working on a monograph on life's meaning.

Josh can be reached by phone at (574) 631-5377 or e-mail at jseachris[at]