Elisabeth Rain Kincaid, PhD

Job Title: 

Assistant Professor of Ethics and Moral Theology




B.A. in English and History, Rice University; J.D., The University of Texas School of Law; M.T.S., Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University; Ph.D. in Theology, The University of Notre Dame


Dr. Kincaid grew up in Dallas, Texas.  Before beginning her studies in theology, she practiced law, worked in private equity, and served as a campus minister for graduate students. These professional experiences inform both her teaching and her research interests. Her research interests includes Thomistic virtue ethics, Catholic Social Teaching, questions of work and vocation, and the Spanish Scholastics. She is especially excited about exploring the relationship between law, business ethics, and moral theology, as well as connecting moral theology to on-the-ground challenges in parishes and professional settings. Dr. Kincaid has published articles in The Journal of Moral Theology, Political Theology, and has an article forthcoming in The Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics. She also has published chapters in several edited volumes, including forth-coming chapters in The T&T Clark Companion to Christian Ethics, and the Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Religious Ethics. She has also written articles for The Living Church and Christianity Today. She is a frequent speaker at academic and ecclesial conferences.  She is married to the Rev. Thomas Kincaid and has two children. 





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