Nancy Matchett, Associate Professor


Phone: 970-351-1567

Nancy J. Matchett is director of the Institute of Professional Ethics and Associate Professor of Philosophy. She is also a certified philosophical counselor. She specializes in ethics teaching and training, including web-based design and delivery of ethics curricula. She also writes and lectures in all areas of applied ethics.



Professional Ethics

Includes design and delivery of ethics training workshops customized for specific workplaces. Workshops are desiged to familiarze participants with conceptual frameworks for reasoning about issues, and provide practical tips for communicating about values with both internal and external constituencies

Ethics Across the Curriculum

Includes tips for best practices for encouraging critical thinking about ethical issues that arise in various subjects and disciplines, tips for facilitating reasoned discussion of ethical issues, and tools for assessing student reasoning about values.

Applied Ethics

Includes social issues such as abortion, the death penalty, euthanasia and non-traditional marriage, as well as individual moral development and moral psychology.