Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities
Office: S-421 Callaway Center
Dr. Corrigan is Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Interdisciplinary Humanities at Emory University. His research interests encompass Classics, History, Philosophy, Religion, Theology, Patristics and Literature. His forthcoming book is A Less Familiar Plato: From the Phaedo to Philebus, inaugural volume for a new series on Platonism and Religion, Cambridge University Press, 2023. He is currently working on several projects involving translations and commentaries on Plotinus' writings, in addition to a book on ecology and the ancient world.
Dr. Corrigan received a PhD in Classics and Philosophy from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1980. He taught at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame and University of Regina from 1982 to 1986 and University of Saskatchewan from 1986 to 2001. He began teaching at Emory 2001, based primarily in the Institute of Liberal Arts before joining the Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies (MESAS) in 2015.
For academic year 2022-2023, Dr. Corrigan is serving as Interim Chair for the MESAS department and Director of Graduate Studies for the Islamic Civilizations Studies program (ICIVS).