The Catholic University of America

Melissa Moschella

Assistant Professor of Philosophy


OfficeAquinas Hall 209
Phone: (202) 319-6657 Office hours: On leave Fall 2014-Spring 2015
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

“Natural Law, Parental Rights and Education Policy," American Journal of Jurisprudence (December 2014)

"Social Contract Theory and Moral Agency: Understanding the Roots of an Uncaring Society," in Caring Professions and Globalization: Philosophical and Practical Perspectives, ed. Ana Marta Gonzalez and Craig Iffland, Palgrave MacMillan, 2014, p. 87-116

"Natural Law" (co-authored with Robert George), International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Schiences, Second Edition

"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