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Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown

Affiliate Associate Professor of Ethics

BA in Political Science, Northwestern College, IA
MA in International Peace and Conflict Resolution, The American University
MTS, Wesley Theological Seminary
PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary


Nicholas R. Brown is a clinical professor and director of the bioethics minor in the Bioethics Institute at Loyola Marymount University. He received a BA in Political Science from Northwestern College (IA) and a joint MA in International Peace Conflict Resolution and Theological Studies from American University and Wesley Theological Seminary respectively. His PhD in Christian Ethics is from the Center of Advanced Theological Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary and he has also taught as both a full-time and a part-time faculty in LMU’s Theological Studies department. His work and research focuses on how philosophical and theological conceptions of justice inform political discourse on public health and the distribution of health care resources and the ethical implications of embodiment.


For the Nation: Jesus, the Restoration of Israel and Articulating a Christian Ethic of Territorial Governance (2016). Contributed chapters to Doing Justice: Diverse Responses to Divisive Issues (2020), Reproductive Ethics (2018), Rooted and Grounded: Essays on Land and Christian Discipleship (2016), and Future of Drone Use: Opportunities and Challenges From Legal and Ethical Perspectives (2016). Articles published in Levinas Studies: An Annual ReviewThe Other JournalInternational Journal of Public TheologyJournal of Religion, and Conflict and Peace.