B. Andrew Lustig, Ph.D.

Holmes Rolston III Professor of Religion
Davidson College
Department of Religion
Davidson NC 28035-6976

B.A., University of San Francisco

M.A., Princeton University

Ph.D., University of Virginia


B. Andrew Lustig is the Holmes Rolston III Professor of Religion and Science at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina, and teaches courses in religion and science, theological ethics, and applied ethics, especially bioethics. He is also adjunct professor of ethics at the Center for Bioethics, Health, and Society at Wake Forest University. Before coming to Davidson, Lustig served as director of Rice University's Biotechnology, Religion, and Ethics Program; academic director at the Institute of Religion at the Texas Medical Center; member of the Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine; and staff ethicist for Governor Mario Cuomo's New York State Task Force on Life and the Law. His earlier teaching appointments included positions at the University of Texas School of Public Health, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Women's University, and the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Lustig has been the principal or co-principal investigator on several grants, including a Ford-funded study of religious perspectives on biotechnology. He is also a founding co-editor of Christian Bioethics and a former columnist for Commonweal magazine.

Lustig has published extensively in the fields of bioethics and theological ethics, with ten books jointly authored or edited and numerous articles and book chapters, including contributions to several award-winning titles. He is currently on the board of directors of the National Biomedical Research Foundation, the editorial board of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, and the editorial advisory board of Christian Bioethics. In his spare time, he enjoys writing music and reading books without footnotes.

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