Kathryn Joyce

Kathryn Joyce

Kathryn Joyce

CEHV Civil Discourse Program Director


Areas of Expertise

  • Social and Political Philosophy
  • Philosophy of Education
  • Ethics


  • PhD Philosophy, University of California San Diego
  • MA Philosophy Georgia State University
  • BA Philosophy and Religion, University of North Dakota

Kathryn Joyce joined the Center for Ethics and Human Values (CEHV) in June 2023 as its Civil Discourse Program Director. In that capacity, she leads CEHV's efforts to connect its Civil Discourse for Citizenship program with existing student programs and other partners at Ohio State. She also teaches CEHV's 3-credit course (ARTSSCI 2400/2400E) called "Conversations on Morality, Politics, and Society," and works closely with other steering committee members on research and outreach opportunities connected to civil discourse.

Joyce specializes in social and political philosophy, philosophy of education, and ethics. Previously, she was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Values & Public Policy at the Princeton University Center for Human Values and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs Education Research Section. She received her PhD in Philosophy from the University of California, San Diego in 2020.