Timothy J. Madigan

Timothy J. Madigan, Ph.D, is Professor and Chair of Philosophy at St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York, and the founder of its Irish Studies Program. Madigan’s areas of interest include Medical Ethics, Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, and Popular Culture and Philosophy. He is the President of the Bertrand Russell Society and the former President of the Northeast Popular Culture Association. Madigan was the first editor of the Romanell Center’s “Bioethics Bulletin.”  

Madigan is the author or co-author of several books. He received his Ph.D. degree in philosophy from the University at Buffalo, as well as M.A. and B.A. degrees from the same institution.

Timothy J. Madigan

Working Groups

  • Clinical Ethics
  • Research Ethics

Selected Publications

  • Friendship and Happiness and the Connection Between Them (co-written with Tim Delaney), McFarland Publishing, 2017.
  • Bertrand Russell, Public Intellectual (co-edited with Peter Stone), Tiger Bark Press, 2016.
  • Lessons Learned from Popular Culture (co-written with Tim Delaney), SUNY Press, 2016.
  • The Sociology of Sports, 2nd Edition (co-written with Tim Delaney), McFarland Publishing, 2015.
  • Beyond Sustainability (co-written with Tim Delaney), McFarland Publishing, 2014.
  • W. K. Clifford and 'The Ethics of Belief', Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010.