Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Notre Dame Australia

Dr Laura D’Olimpio is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at The University of Notre Dame Australia. She has recently published her first book, "Media and Moral Education: a philosophy of critical engagement" with Routledge. Laura completed her PhD 'The Moral Possibilities of Mass Art' at The University of Western Australia. Her Thesis examines the moral impact of mass artworks, particularly film, in society. Laura has published in the areas of philosophical pedagogy, aesthetics and ethics and regularly contributes to Radio National's 'The Philosopher's Zone' and 'The Minefield'. Laura is Chairperson of The Federation of Australasian Philosophy in Schools Associations (FAPSA) and co-editor of the open access Journal of Philosophy in Schools (


  • –present
    Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, University of Notre Dame, Australia


  • 2009 
    The University of Western Australia, PhD