The Ecumenical Institute and the Augustinians of the Assumption are pleased to present The Emmanuel d’Alzon Lecture by Dr. Mary Keys titled, “Why Justice is Not Enough: Aquinas and Wilberforce on Charity, Mercy, and the Common Good.”
Dr. Keys holds a B.A. from Boston College and a M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Toronto. Her research and teaching interests span a broad spectrum of political theory, with a special focus in Christianity, ethics, and political thought. She is the author of Aquinas, Aristotle, and the Promise of the Common Good (Cambridge University Press, 2006; paperback 2008) and of articles appearing in the American Journal of Political Science, History of Political Thought, and Perspectives on Political Science.
Dr. Keys has held various fellowships, including a NEH Fellowship supporting her ongoing research project on Humility, Modernity, and the Science of Politics, and she has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University and the University of Chicago. In 2013 the University of Notre Dame awarded her an Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C. Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching.