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Levi Checketts

Levi Checketts
Levi Checketts
Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Levi Checketts holds a B.A. in Arabic and theology from the University of Notre Dame, an M.T.S. in moral theology from Boston College's School of Theology and Ministry and a Ph.D. in Ethics and Social Theory from the Graduate Theological Union. His area of research is Catholic social ethics of technologies. He has presented his work at the Catholic Theological Society of America, the Society for Christian Ethics and the Society for Philosophy and Technology, among others, and his work is published in Theology and Science, Religions and Agathon. He is currently working to publish a monograph on moral anthropology and transhumanism. He has taught ministry courses in ethics for the dioceses of San Jose and Monterey and currently is part of the joint SCU-Pontifical Council for Culture committee on Artificial Intelligence, Theology, Anthropology, and Ethics.


PMIN 251 Catholic Social Teaching


"Idle Hands and the Omega Point: Labor Automation and Catholic Social Teaching." Agathon: A Journal of Ethics and Value in the Modern World 5 (2018) 153-171.

"The Cross and the Computer: Actor-Network Theory and Christianity.” Theology and Science 15:1 (2017) 116-127.

"The Sacrality of Things: On the Technological Augmentation of the Sacred." Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology 25:1 (2021).