Elizabeth Shaw, PhD

About Elizabeth Shaw, PhD

Interim Provost, Associate Dean for Accreditation

PhD (Philosophy – Specialty – American Philosophy) The Catholic University of America, Washington DC

Dr. Elizabeth Shaw currently serves as interim provost. She is also a member of the faculty and associate dean for accreditation. She is an associated scholar of the Hildebrand Project and associate editor of two journals, The Review of Metaphysics and the Fellowship of Catholic Scholars Quarterly. Dr. Shaw has taught in the School of Philosophy and the Busch School of Business at the Catholic University of America, and for several years she was research assistant to Catholic intellectual Michael Novak. Dr. Shaw earned PhD and MA degrees in philosophy from Catholic University, and a BS in mathematics from Georgetown University.

Dr. Shaw’s publications include Social Justice Isn’t What You Think It Is (2015; Michael Novak and Paul Adams, coauthors) and three edited volumes: Interpretations: Using the Past to Understand the Present (2018; essays by Jude P. Dougherty), An American and Catholic Life: Essays Dedicated to Michael Novak (2015), and The Myth of Romantic Love and Other Essays (2013; essays by Michael Novak). She is also the author of several scholarly articles, reviews, and book chapters.