Saint Paul University
223 Main Street
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K1S 1C4
Phone: 1-800 637-6859
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Teaching Personnel

Slatter, Mark   Slatter, Mark
Associate Professor
Program: Ethics
Office : GIG 365
Phone: 613-236-1393, ext.: 2367

Research Activities:

Fundamental Moral Theology; the Relationships between Psychology, Spirituality and Ethics; Virtue Ethics and Character; the Common Good; Suffering, Theodicy and Ethics; Ethics and the Homeless (Urban Theology); Secularity and Ethics; Types and Dynamics of Conversion; Solidarity and the Passions/Moral Sentiments; Feeling and Ethics


S.T.D. Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), 2007

L.Th., Saint Paul University (Ottawa)

M.A., (Ethics) Saint Paul University (Ottawa)

B.Th., Saint Paul University (Ottawa)

B.A. Hon. (History), Carleton University (Ottawa)

Courses taught:

The Good Life: Ethics and Christian Tradition

Ethics and the Human Person

Ethics and Suffering

The Sexual Self and Ethics

The Ethics of Medicine, Sickness, and Health

Christianity in a Secular Age

Passion and Justice

Spiritual Discernment


Insights While Suffering (New York; Peter Lang), 2015.

“Are Growth and Conversion Being Confused in the Spiritual Life? Is Conversion Really Continuing?,” in Spiritus 15 (Spring 2015): 41-60

“The ‘New Compassion’ in Ethical Discourse,” in Louvain Studies 38 (2014): 30-54.

“The Secret Life of Greed,” in Anglican Theological Review 96 3 (2014): 481-503.

“Is There Growth From Suffering? Adversity and the Ethics of Character,” in Theoforum 41 (2010): 311-335.