The Catholic University of America

Melissa Moschella

Assistant Professor of Philosophy


OfficeAquinas Hall 209
Phone: (202) 319-6657 Office hours: M 1:00-3:00 pm
Mailing address:

The Catholic University of America
School of Philosophy
Washington, DC 20064, USA


Ph.D., Princeton University, 2012

Areas of Interest

Political Philosophy, Ethics   

Curriculum vitae  

Select Publications

“Social Contract Theory and Moral Agency:  Understanding the Roots of an Uncaring Society,” in Caring Professions and Globalization: Philosophical and Practical Perspectives, Palgrave MacMillan (forthcoming, 2014)

“Natural Law” (co-authored with Robert George), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences (forthcoming, Fall 2013)

“Personal Identity and Gender: A Revised Aristotelian Approach,” in Gender Identities in a Globalized World, ed. Ana Marta Gonzalez and Victor Seidler, Humanity Books, 2008, p. 75-108