Drs. Janice and Michael Breidenbach Receive Visiting Positions at Oxford This Summer

Drs. Janice and Michael Breidenbach Receive Visiting Positions at Oxford This Summer

Congratulations to Drs. Janice and Michael Breidenbach, who received visiting academic positions at the University of Oxford for the summer of 2017!

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This summer, Janice Chik Breidenbach, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of Philosophy at AMU), will be a Visiting Research Scholar at Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford. Over the course of the summer, Dr. Janice Breidenbach will be working in collaboration with Oxford philosophers on a research project at Blackfriars Hall’s Las Casas and Aquinas Institutes entitled, “Human Nature and Dignity: Resources for the Twenty First Century.” She will also be working on several articles comprising a book, The Unity of Action, on human and animal agency and the philosophy of biology. She has plans to present papers at Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, and collaborate with the Oxford Students for Life.

Michael Breidenbach, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor of History at AMU), will be joining his wife Janice as Visiting Research Fellow at the Rothermere American Institute, University of Oxford. Over the summer, he will be working on his book, The Pope’s Republic, which looks at the history of political, religious, and legal thought in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World. Dr. Michael Breidenbach will present papers at the University of London, University of Notre Dame, and Oxford Brookes University. He plans to visit archives in Oxford and London, and he has received a Peter R. D’Agostino Research Travel Grant from the University of Notre Dame to conduct archival research in Rome.