Stewart Clem, PhD

Assistant Professor of Moral Theology

Director, Ashley-O'Rourke Center for Health Ministry Leadership


PhD, University of Notre Dame

MDiv, Duke University

MA, Oklahoma State University

BA, Oklahoma State University


Dr. Clem's research interests include the thought of Thomas Aquinas, virtue ethics, the natural law tradition, health care ethics, Kantian ethics, and the intersection of religion and morality. Before joining the faculty at Aquinas Institute, he was Visiting Assistant Professor of Theology at Valparaiso University. He is a priest in The Episcopal Church.

Selected Courses

  • The Summa of Aquinas: Human Person & Society
  • The Summa of Aquinas: God & Creation
  • Justice and Catholic Social Teaching
  • Ethics of Human Sexuality
  • Foundations of Catholic Morality
  • Contemporary Issues in Health Care Ethics