Dr. Wanda Teays is a Philosophy professor, the Philosophy Department Chair, and Phi majors' advisor. She received her Ph.D (Humanities) from Concordia University (Montreal), M.A. (Phi of Math) from U of Alberta, and M.T.S. from Harvard. She loves teaching and working with her colleagues in the Phi Department. She is the author of Second Thoughts: Critical Thinking for a Diverse Society 4th ed., co-editor (with John-Stewart Gordon and Alison Renteln) of Bioethics and Culture (in progress) and author of Seeing the Light: Ethics Through Movies (also in progress). She is also co-editor (with Laura Purdy) of Bioethics, Justice, and Health Care and (with Stanley G. French and Laura Purdy) of Violence Against Women: Philosophical Perspectives. She has written articles on bioethics, social justice and the law, doctors & torture, violence against women, and marginalized groups (e.g., detainees and refugees) --and is a commentator on philosophy, ethics, and film. Her most recent articles appeared in Michael Boylan's International Public Health Ethics and Policy and Public Health Policy and Ethics, as well as John-Stewart Gordon's anthology, Morality and Justice. She teaches a variety of Philosophy classes at the Mount including: Bioethics, Critical Thinking, Symbolic Logic, Phi of Law, Phi of Film, Ethics & Film, Phi of Lit, Phi of Native Cultures, and Phi of Art. Occasionally she teaches in the M.A. Humanities program here at MSMC. Hobbies are b/w photography, gardening, movies, and time with her family and cockatoo, Jasper.