Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture

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Discerning the Common Good in a Time of Economic Flux and Change

Common Good Faculty Panel

On Tuesday, March 22nd the Frances G. Harpst Center for Catholic Thought and Culture and the School of Business Administration hosted an event that addressed what constitutes the ‘common good’ for our communities and wider society considering the recent economic downturn. Two keynote speakers and a panel of USD Faculty each tackled the question, "How would you define the 'common good'?"

Keynote Speakers:

Denys Horgan, San Diego Catholic Worker Movement and Editor,  San Diego Catholic Worker

Stephen J.  Conroy, PhD, Associate Professor of Economics, USD School of Business Administration

And a panel of USD Faculty:

  • Bahar Davary, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Theology and Religious Studies
  • Belinda Lum, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sociology
  • Necla Tschirgi, Ph.D., Professor, Human Security and Peace Building
  • Lori Watson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Philosophy

Sponsored by the Center for Catholic Thought and Culture and the School of Business Administration

Click here to read Denis Grasska's article for Inside USD.