B.A., Iowa State University
M.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of Miami
Professor Corrigan joined Marymount University in 2018. Prior to that he held a position as post-doctoral associate in business ethics & bioethics at the University of Miami Business School
Professor Corrigan has taught a range of courses in moral, political, and legal philosophy. At Marymount, he teaches courses on Ethical Theory, Political Philosophy, and Business Ethics, in addition to several new courses he has developed, including undergraduate courses on Biomedical Ethics and Cyberethics, a graduate course on Environmental Ethics, and an MBA course on Business Law & Ethics.
His research focuses on human rights, political philosophy, and applied ethics, in particular business ethics and environmental ethics. Recent publications have addressed such topics as the human rights obligations of corporations and environmental human rights.
He recently co-edited a book, titled Rights of Nature: A Reexamination, which considers the philosophical, political, and legal dimensions of granting rights to nature or natural objects (such as rivers, forests, or ecosystems).