John P. Slattery is the Director of the Carl G. Grefenstette Center for Ethics in Science, Technology, and Law at Duquesne University. From 2018-2022, he served as a Senior Program Officer with the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Washington, DC. An ethicist, theologian, and historian of science, Slattery works at the intersection of technology, science, religion, and racism. He is the author of the 2019 Faith and Science at Notre Dame and the editor of the 2020 Christian Theology and the Modern Sciences. His essays have appeared in Commonweal Magazine, Science, Religion Dispatches, and Daily Theology. The tiles below represent a selection of his recent writings and lectures.
Eugenics Past, Present, and Future: Dangerous Intersections of Race, Science, and Technology
The Enduring Problem of Eugenics, and Other Evils
Faith and Science at Notre Dame
Winner of Honorable Mention Award in Faith and Science Category, Catholic Press Association
“Slattery’s account…provides a much-needed bridge between this reactionary era in the Church’s recent intellectual history and the more open era of Catholic thought that preceded the French Revolution. Faith and Science at Notre Dame is an indispensable addition to this history.“
“Immune to Science,” Commonweal Magazine.