Professor of Philosophy, Seton Hall University

Professor Judith Chelius Stark is Professor of Philosophy and Co-director of Environmental Studies Program at Seton Hall University.

Professor Stark's areas of specialization are the philosophy of Augustine of Hippo, feminist theories, and environmental issues. She co-edited and wrote an interpretive essay (with Joanna V. Scott) for Hannah Arendt: Love and Saint Augustine (University of Chicago Press, 1996). She also edited a volume of essays for the series Re-reading the Canon entitled Feminist Interpretations of Augustine (Penn State University Press, 2007). She recently contributed a chapter on Augustine and Hildegard of Bingen that was published in An Unconventional History of Philosophy: Conversations Between Men and Women Philosophers (Rowman Littlefield, 2008).

Her articles on ecological and human rights issues have been published in Philosophy and Geography and the Journal of Applied Ethics. Her current research focuses on ethics and global climate change.


  • –present
    Professor of Philosophy, Seton Hall University