Pamela M. Hall

Pamela M. Hall is Associate Professor of Religion; Theological Studies faculty in Emory’s Graduate Division of Religion; associated faculty in Ethics and Society of the GDR.  She works in the areas of ethics, theological anthropology, and theology and literature. More specifically, she pursues ways to understand the nature and experience of the self with the help of humanistic work in philosophy, theology, and literature.  She has written on Aquinas’s ethics (Narrative and the Natural Law: An Interpretation of Thomistic Ethics, University of Notre Dame Press, 1994), on the virtues according to MacIntyre, Murdoch, and Nussbaum, and she is currently drafting a book on saints and the project of selfhood, with the help and challenge of novels about saints.   Dr. Hall received the Emory Williams Award for Distinguished Teaching in the Humanities from Emory University in 1992, and she was awarded the Massee-Martin/NEH Distinguished Teaching Chair in Emory College for the term of 1998-2002. She was Chair of the Department of Women’s Studies from 2003-06. She has served on the national Committee on the Status of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People in the Profession of the American Philosophical Association.