Mary Hirschfeld (Villanova University)
Mary Hirschfeld is Associate Professor of Economics and Theology at Villanova University, where she has taught since 2011. She earned a PhD in economics from Harvard University in 1989 and taught economics at Occidental College for fifteen years. In 2003, she quit her tenured position to pursue a second PhD in moral theology at the University of Notre Dame., and has taught at Villanova since 2011. Her scholarly work considers the boundaries between economics and theology, and her latest book is Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy (2018). This event receives support from the Jack Miller Center through a grant from the Thomas W. Smith Foundation.