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May A. Webber

Associate Professor
Humanities
B.A., M.A., St. John’s University
Ph.D., New York University

Dr. May Webber is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and former Chairperson of the Division of Humanities in the College of Professional Studies, St. John’s University. She received her Bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and was awarded a research assistantship to pursue graduate studies at St. John’s from which she earned her Master’s degree. Dr. Webber’s Doctoral degree is from New York University (NYU). She is a Senior Research Fellow in the Vincentian Center for Church and Society and is a member of the Universities’ Athletic Advisory Board. She is the recipient of four National Endowment for the Humanities grants to Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the University of Hawaii and, the University of Virginia, Charlottesville.

Dr. Webber’s research interests are in the field of ethics. Embryonic stem cell research, suicide, bullying/cyber-bullying, and world poverty and hunger are among the issues that interest her. She has presented papers at numerous national and international conferences, has published an e-book of which she is an editor