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Nancy Sherman


Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University, Adjunct Professor

A.B., Bryn Mawr; M.Litt. In Philosophy, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., Harvard

A.B. magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr; M. Litt. In Philosophy, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., Harvard. Professor Sherman is a University Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown,...

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A.B. magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr; M. Litt. In Philosophy, University of Edinburgh; Ph.D., Harvard. Professor Sherman is a University Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown, and has served as a Distinguished Chair of Ethics at the United States Naval Academy from 1997-1999. She is also a fellow of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics. Before coming to Georgetown, she taught at Yale University, where she was an Associate Professor. She has also held visiting positions at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Sherman has served as a consultant to the United States Navy and Naval Academy. She has appeared on numerous television and radio programs discussing military ethics, and ethics in general. She is the recipient of numerous scholarly awards, among which include NEH, Mellon, APA, and ACLS Fellowships. 

Professor Sherman's research interests include 1) moral philosophy, 2) the history of moral philosophy, 3) moral psychology and the emotions, 4) ancient philosophy, 5) ancient ethics, 6) psychoanalysis, and 7) military ethics. She has also held fellowships and scholar appointments from the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in 2006-7 and 2011-12.

 

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Syracuse University announced  a reading by Adjunct Professor Nancy Sherman, October 14, 2016, of her books Afterwar and The Untold War.

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Syracuse University announced  a reading by Adjunct Professor Nancy Sherman, October 14, 2016, of her books Afterwar and The Untold War.

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