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  • Visiting Assistant Professor


  • PhD, philosophy, Ohio State University, 2018
  • BA, philosophy and psychology, Ursinus College, 2009


Christa Johnson’s primary area of research interest is in moral theory. In particular, nonconsequentialist ethical theory and its connection with rationality, intuition, and sentiment, as well as a number of puzzles surrounding deontological constraints.

Prior to Oberlin, Christa has taught at Ohio State University and Denison University. She has taught a number of classes in introductory philosophy, ethics, moral psychology, and logic; and is particularly interested in developing classes in race and gender and global justice.