Hayden Ramsay

Professor Hayden Ramsay is the senior deputy vice chancellor of The University of Notre Dame Australia and Chair of College, Philosophy and Theology Sydney. He is also Professor of Philosophy and Ethics at the University. Prof Ramsay came to Australia from Scotland in 1994. Previously, he studied philosophy at the University of Edinburgh and taught philosophy both there and at Stirling University in Scotland. Prof Ramsay worked for five years at Melbourne University and La Trobe University before beginning teaching in the Archdiocese of Melbourne at the Catholic Theological College and the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family. He moved to Sydney in 2003, teaching at the Catholic Institute of Sydney and in the Good Shepherd Seminary before moving to Notre Dame. From 1998 to 2007, he was an academic on the Personal Staff of the Archbishops of Melbourne and Sydney. He continues to work in this capacity for the present Archbishop of Sydney while also leading Notre Dame in Sydney. Prof Ramsay published several books and many articles in philosophy, mainly in ethics. He taught and supervised research in a number of areas of philosophy and believes passionately in the universal importance of basic philosophical thinking. His major academic interest is in the relation between a strong mind and a strong faith, clear thinking and religious belief.
Bio last updated 16 Jun 2017

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
Senior Deputy Vice Chancellor, Sydney (since 2008)
The University of Notre Dame Australia
The University of Notre Dame Australia
2006 - 201714

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