John White received a B.A. from Thomas More College in New Hampshire and an M.A. and Ph.D. from the International Academy of Philosophy. He also has a degree in music from Schenectady County Community College. He has taught at Franciscan University of Steubenville since 1997. Before that time he taught at St. Mary’s College, Orchard Lake, Michigan and the International Academy of Philosophy. Professor White has received two teaching awards; the Junior Faculty Award in 2000, and the Teacher of the Year Award in 1999. He is a member of the American Philosophical Association, International Association of Environmental Philosophy, North American Kant Society, Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, Merleau-Ponty Circle, Hegel Society of America, and Metaphysical Society of America. He has received research grants from the NEH Institute, National Institute for Newman Studies, and Faculty Enrichment Grants and Summer Research Grants from Franciscan University of Steubenville. He co-founded and is currently the editor of the journal Fides quaerens intellectum: a Journal of Theology, Philosophy and History.
His main work has focused on the thought of Max Scheler, Saint Bonaventure, and Blessed John Duns Scotus. In addition his research includes environmental philosophy and the thought of Merleau-Ponty.
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