Director, Ethics Minor Program
St. John Fisher College
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
[email protected]
Office: 585-385-8363 | Cell: 585-301-7424

Dr. Linda MacCammon is an Associate Professor in the Religious Studies Department at St. John Fisher College and is currently the Director of the Ethics Minor program.

She holds a joint doctoral degree in theological ethics from Boston College and Weston Jesuit School of Theology. Her areas of expertise include business ethics, social ethics and public policy, philosophical and theological ethics, and Old and New Testament studies.

In June, 2009, her book, Liberating the Bible: A Guide for the Curious and Perplexed, received first place in Scripture from the Catholic Press Association. Currently, Dr. MacCammon is working on a book on business ethics, rethinking the discipline in light of new environmental and economic realities.

Awards and Honors

Book Award: First Place in Scripture, “Liberating the Bible: A Guide for the Curious and Perplexed,” Catholic Press Association (2009)
Who’s Who in College Teaching (2004)
Wabash Center Summer Grant (2003)
Wabash Center Grant for Teaching and Learning Workshop (2001)
Postdoctoral Fellowship (1998)
University Dissertation Fellowship (1996-1997)
University Fellowship (1995-1996)
Recipient of Bishop Foery Medal for Outstanding Work in Religious Studies (1989)

Books and Essays
Liberating the Bible: A Guide for the Curious and Perplexed (Maryknoll: Orbis Books, March 2008).

“Revelations from a Dying Planet: Agriculture, Corporate Capitalism, and the Murder of Nature” in Verbum, St. John Fisher College, Fall, 2014.

“Saving the ‘Ignorant American’: Reflections on Science, Religion, and Public Scholarship” in Verbum, St. John Fisher College, Spring, 2013.

“Jacques Derrida, Paul Ricoeur, and the Marginalization of Christianity: Can the God of Presence Be Saved?” in Paul Ricoeur and Contemporary Moral Thought, ed. John Wall, William Schweiker, and David Hall. (New York: Routledge Press, 2002).

“Paul Ricoeur on the Nature of the Faith/Ethics Relation: Re-establishing the Christian Voice in a Postmodern Age” Presented as part of a panel for the Theology and Continental Philosophy Group at the AAR/SBL Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, Nov 18-21, 2000.