Elaine Englehardt

Elaine Englehardt
Adjunct Professor
Mailing address: 
Department of Philosophy
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5328 USA
  • Ph.D., University of Utah
  • M.A., Brigham Young University
  • B.A., Brigham Young University
Research interests: 
  • Applied Ethics
  • Ethical Theory
  • Social & Political Philosophy

Professor Englehardt is the Distinguished Professor of Ethics and a Professor of Philosophy at Utah Valley University. She has taught philosophy, ethics and communication classes at UVU since 1976. She has written and directed seven multi-year, national grants. Four large grants are in Ethics Across the Curriculum from the Department of Education’s FIPSE; and three are in Interdisciplinary Ethics from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her first NEH grant funded the beginning of the Ethics and Values core interdisciplinary course at UVU. From this work, she is considered the founder of the Ethics Across the Curriculum movement. She is author of more than eight books and co-editor of the journal Teaching Ethics. She has written numerous peer reviewed articles. She has served in various administrative positions at UVU including Vice President, Dean and Director. She has served on Utah’s Judicial Conduct Commission for 8 years, Utah Humanities Council for 7 years and the Utah County Planning and Zoning Commission for 10 years.