Maurice Hamington


Professor of Philosophy

Office
FAB 175-10

Maurice Hamington is Professor of Philosophy, and Affiliate Faculty in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Portland State University. He is a care ethicist interested in both the theory and application of care.

Maurice teaches PHL 309U Business Ethics, PHL 312U/WS 312U Feminist Philosophy, PHL 379/WS 379 Feminist Care Ethics, PHL 424/524 Epistemology, PHL, and UNST 239 SINQ: Knowledge, Values, and Rationality.

Maurice has authored or edited twelve books including Care Ethics and Poetry (Palgrave MacMillan 2019) authored with Ce Rosenow, Care Ethics and Political Theory, with Daniel Engster (Oxford University Press 2015), Applying Care Ethics to Business, with Maureen Sander-Staudt (Springer 2011), Socializing Care, with Dorothy C. Miller (Rowman & Littlefield 2006) and Embodied Care (University of Illinois Press 2004). He is currently working on three collected volumes:  Care Ethics and Precarity: Resisting Neoliberalism (University of Minnesota Press) with Michael Flower, Care Ethics and Religion (Peeters) with Inge van Nistelrooij and Maureen Sander-Staudt, and The Oxford Handbook of Jane Addams with Patricia Shield and Joseph Soeters.  Maurice is a Member of the International Consultants for The Melete Center of Philosophy for Care. University of Verona and a Steering Committee Member of the international Care Ethics Research Consortium, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

He and his partner Stephanie love living and hiking in the Pacific Northwest as well as enjoying the local vegan cuisine.

Education
  • PhD Religion and Social Ethics
    University of Southern California
  • PhD Philosophy
    University of Oregon
  • Bachelors of Business Administration
    Loyola Marymount University
  • MBA (Organizational Behavior)
    University of Southern California
  • MA Religious Studies
    Mount St. Mary's College
  • Grad Certificate Women's Studies
    University of Southern California
  • MA Philosophy
    University of Oregon