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Andrea Vicini

United States
Institution Boston College
Position Michael P. Walsh Professor of Bioethics
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Recent Publications
  • Books: Genetica umana e bene comune (Cinisello Balsamo: San Paolo, 2008).
  • Just Sustainability: Technology, Ecology, and Resource Extraction, C.Z. Peppard and A. Vicini, eds., Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church Series 3, (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2015).
  • The Legacy of Vatican II, M. Faggioli and A. Vicini, eds., (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2015).
  • Building Bridges in Sarajevo: The Plenary Papers of Sarajevo 2018, J.F. Keenan, K. Heyer, and A. Vicini, eds., Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church Series 7, (Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books, 2019).
  • Articles: “Solidarietà profetica per la nostra casa comune,” La Civiltà Cattolica III, nos. 4059-4060 (2019): 282-294.
  • “Social Justice and the Promotion of the Common Good in Medical Missions to Low-Resourced Countries,” Annals of Global Health 85, no. 1 (2019): 83-84.
  • “Cultivating the Inner Life of a Physician Through Written Reflection” (with A. Duggan, A. Shaughnessy), Annals of Family Medicine 15, no. 4 (2017): 379-381.
  • “The role of emotions at the end of human life,” Studia Moralia 55, no. 1 (2017): 99-119.
  • “L’astrobiologia e noi: Le implicazioni sociali e politiche di una scienza ‘nuova’,” La Civiltà Cattolica II, no. 4003 (2017): 3-15.
  • Book Chapters: “Environmental Ethics as Bioethics” (with T. Winright), in Catholic Bioethics and Social Justice: The Praxis of US Health Care in a Globalized World, M.T. Lysaught and M. McCarthy, eds. (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2018) 377-388.
  • “Empowered by the Holy Spirit,” in The Holy Spirit: Setting the World on Fire, R. Lennan and N. Pineda-Madrid, eds., (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2017) 162-172.
Professional Activities and Affiliations
  • Co-chair of Catholic Theological Ethics in the World Church.
  • Series co-editor of the Moral Traditions Series, Georgetown University Press.
  • Board of directors of the journal Theological Studies.
  • American Society for Bioethics and Humanities
  • Associazione Teologica Italiana per lo Studio della Morale
  • Catholic Theological Society of America
  • European Society for Philosophy of Medicine and Healthcare
  • Society of Christian Ethics