Nancy J. Matchett
Associate Provost and AVP for Undergraduate Studies; Professor of Philosophy
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Northern Colorado
Office of the Provost
Campus Box 9
Greeley, CO 80639
- Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park, Philosophy
- M.A., American University, Philosophy and Social Policy
- B.A., Brown University, International Relations
- Professor of Philosophy, University of Northern Colorado (2018-present)
- Chair, Department of Philosophy, University of Northern Colorado (2015-present)
- Associate Professor of Philosophy, University of Northern Colorado (2012-2018)
- Director, Institute of Professional Ethics, University of Northern Colorado (2007-2014)
- Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Northern Colorado (2007-2012)
- Site Director, Center for Ethical Deliberation, University of Denver, Colorado (2005-2007)
- Member, National Advisory Board, American Philosophical Practitioners Association (2015-present)
- Consultant, Ethics Advice Line for Journalists (2014-2017)
- Certification, Independent Client Counseling, American Philosophical Practitioners Association (2005)
Research/Areas of Interest
Theoretical and Applied Ethics, Moral Psychology and Moral Agency, Ethical Deliberation,
Personal Identity and Philosophical Counseling.
“What’s Philosophical About Moral Distress?” Philosophical Practice. Journal of the APPA 13:2 (2018): 2108–19.
“Philosophical Counseling as an Alternative Process to Bioethics Mediation.” American Journal of Bioethics 15:1 (2015): 56-58. DOI:10.1080/15265161.2014.974774
“Understanding how Student Nurses Experience Morally Distressing Situations: Caring
for Patients with Different Values and Beliefs in the Clinical Environment.” With
Mary Jo Stanley. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 4 (10): August 2014 online first. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n10p133
“Pretty Much Everything You Need and a Few Things You Want.” New Philosopher #3 (Feb-April, 2014): 50-51.
Honors and Awards
Phi Beta Kappa
Learn More about Dr. Matchett
Dr. Matchett is currently serving as the Associate Provost and AVP for Undergraduate
Studies in the Office of the Provost and division of Academic Affairs.