Darin H. Davis, Ph.D.

Darin H. Davis, Ph.D.
Director, Institute for Faith and Learning; Clinical Professor of Moral Philosophy in the Honors Program
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Director, Institute for Faith and Learning

Clinical Professor of Moral Philosophy in the Honors Program

Darin H. Davis (B.A., University of Texas; M.A., Baylor University; Ph.D., Saint Louis University) is director of Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning (IFL), clinical professor of moral philosophy in the Honors Program, and principal investigator and project director of the Soundings Project, a part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s “Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose” initiative.

As IFL’s director, he oversees the annual Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture; IFL’s faculty development efforts, including Communio, a retreat for Baylor educators; and the Crane Scholars Program, a three-year mentoring program for outstanding Baylor undergraduates who are interested in the connections between faith, learning, and vocation.

During his career, he has taught courses on moral philosophy, philosophy of human nature, happiness and the moral life, business ethics, contemporary ethical theory, and the philosophy and theology of friendship. His scholarly interests focus on the history of moral philosophy, virtue ethics, and faith and higher education. 

His articles have appeared in Christian Scholar’s ReviewJournal of Moral Theology, The Southern Journal of PhilosophyInternational Journal of Christianity and Education, and American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly. He also is the editor and co-author of Educating for Wisdom in the 21st Century (2019).

From 2016-19, he served as vice president for university mission at Baylor.  Beyond Baylor, he serves on the National Network Board of the Lilly Fellows Program and as a regional editor of the International Journal of Christianity and Education. 

For an updated CV, please visit his profile on the IFL website.

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