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Peter Ikechukwu Osuji, C.S.Sp., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Center for Healthcare Ethics

Fisher Hall 301B
Phone: 412.396.4902

Education:

Ph.D., Healthcare Ethics, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2013.
M.A., HealthCare Ethics, Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2008.
M.A., Religious Studies, Missionary Institute London, England, 1989. (Affiliate of Katholieke Universiteit Te Leuven)
S.T.B. Systematic Theology, Missionary Institute London, England, 1989. (Affiliate of Katholieke Universiteit Te Leuven)
B.Sc., Zoology, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria, 1985.
Bio

Fr. Peter is a Spiritan from Nigeria. He did missionary service in Southern Ethiopia for 9 years as a school principal, a community development agent, and as an evangelizer. From 2000 - 2005, Peter was a director of The Spiritan Postulancy, a post-high school institute where he also taught ethics, introduction to Bible etc. He earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in healthcare ethics from the Center for HealthCare Ethics (CHCE) Duquesne University from 2006-2013 while also working as a campus minister at Duquesne. Now, Peter teaches undergraduate healthcare ethics courses in both theology and philosophy departments. 

Publications

"African Traditional Medicine: Autonomy and Informed Consent." Vol. 3. Springer, 2014.

"Informed Consent in Western (USA) Medicine and in African (Igbo) Traditional Medicine (a Comparison)" Bulletin of Ecumenical Theology vol 24, (2012): 129-161. ISSN 0794-8670.