January 12, 2016
Communications and Marketing
Associate professor of philosophy, Max Latona, Ph.D. has been named the newest Richard L. Bready Professor in Ethics, Economics, and the Common Good.
The endowed chair provides scholars with the opportunity to study the relationship between ethics and specific disciplines in the liberal arts. It also supports the examination of how ethics and the disciplines function in a free market economy.
"I'm grateful and honored to be named Bready Professor," says Professor Latona, who begins his three-year appointment at the start of the spring semester in January 2016.
He plans to study the impact technology has on communication; a subject he hopes will enrich the discussion of ethics, economics, and the common good. In addition to completing and presenting his research, Professor Latona will plan and support campus activities on this topic such as reading groups, discussion forums, and guest speakers.
The Bready professorship was established in 2005, through the generosity of college trustee Richard L. Bready '65. Professor Latona is the fourth faculty member to be appointed to the chair. It has been held prior by Associate Professor Peter Josephson and Professor Dale Kuehne of the Politics Department, and Professor Montague Brown of the Philosophy Department.