Anne C. Ozar, PhD
Anne C. Ozar, PhD

Anne C. Ozar, PhD

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise/Specializations

  • Ethics
  • Metaethics
  • Phenomenology
  • Philosophy of Emotion
  • Applied Ethics

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Philosophy

Position

  • Associate Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Biomedical Ethics
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Introductory Ethics
  • Metaethics

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • "Trust as a Moral Emotion." In Emotional Experience: Ethical and Political Significance, edited by John Drummond and Sonja Rinofner-Kreidel. Rowman and Littlefield International Publishers, 2017, Rowman and Littlefield, 2017
  • Ozar, Anne C. Essay Review of The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity by William Hosmer Smith, Husserl Studies, 32:1, 67-73, 2016
  • Ozar, Anne C. The Plausibility of Client Trust of Professionals, Business & Professional Ethics Journal, 33, 83-98, 2014
  • Ozar, Anne. Sincerity, Honesty, and Communicative Truthfulness, Philosophy Today, 57, 343-357, 2013
  • Ozar, Anne C. Philosophical Obstacles to Shared Responsibility for Climate Change, Journal of Religion & Society Supplement Series, Supplement 9, 56-72, 2013
  • Ozar, Anne C. The Value of a Phenomenology of the Emotions for Cultivating One's Own Character, The New Yearbook for Phenomenology and Phenomenological Philosophy, 10, 303-317, 2010
  • "The Rhetoric of Sincerity in an Age of Terror." In The Reason of Terror, edited by Kem Crimmins and Herbert de Vriese. Leuven: Peeters Publishing, 2006., Peeters Publishing, 185-207, 2006

Presentations

  • "Teaching Truthfully and Its Challenges." Paper presented at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics International Conference, Baltimore MD, March 2-4, 2019., 2019
  • "Truthfulness, Justice, and Democracy." Paper presented at the annual symposium for the Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society: Religion and Justice, Omaha Nebraska, February 14-15, 2019., 2019
  • "Environmental Ethics in the Jesuit Tradition: Responding to Francis's call for a more integral humanism." Paper presented at the American Catholic Philosophical Association Nienty-Second Annual Meeting, San Diego CA, November 8-11, 2018., 2018
  • "Truthfulness." Paper presented at the AJCU Honors Conference, Omaha NE, March 23-24., 2018
  • "The Ethics of Sincerity." Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, New York NY, May 12-14, 2017., 2017
  • "Civic Trust and the Free Rider Problem." (Co-authore with Amy Wendling). Paper presented at the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics International Conference, Virgina, Februaury 18-21, 2016., 2016
  • "Trust and Normativity." Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, Omaha Nebraska. May 2015., 2015
  • “Blame and Betrayal.” Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, Houston Texas,, 2014
  • “On the Plausibility of Client Trust.” Paper presented at the annual Association for Practical and Professional Ethics International Conference, Jacksonville, Florida,, 2014
  • “On the Founded Structure of Trust.” Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, New York, New York,, 2013
  • “Civic Distrust and Fear of the So-called ‘Free Rider’.” Paper presented at the annual International Social Philosophy Conference for the North American Society for Social Philosophy, Boston, Massachusetts,, 2012
  • “Trust and the Problem of Optimism.” Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, Santa Cruz, California,, 2012
  • “When Stewardship Is Not Enough: Philosophical Obstacles to Ecological Solidarity and a Robust Sense of Collective Responsibility.” Paper presented at the annual symposium for the Kripke Center for the Study of Religion and Society: The Greening of the Papacy, Omaha, Nebraska, 2012
  • “Professional Trustworthiness and the Phenomena of Fitting Trust.” Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, Boston, Massachusetts, 2011
  • “The Value of a Phenomenology of the Emotions for the Self-Assessment of Character in Virtue Ethics: The Character of Envy.” Paper presented at the annual meeting for the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Montréal, Québec,, 2010
  • “Deciding to Act Sincerely: The Role of Moral Concepts in Forming Dispositions of Communicative Truthfulness.” Paper presented at the Workshop in Phenomenological Philosophy, Seattle, Washington,, 2010
  • "The Grown and the Made." Presented at Phi Beta Kappa sponsored panel on Blade Runner, Omaha NE, October 2017.

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Ethics, metaethics, moral phenomenology, philosophy of emotion, trust studies, environmental ethics

Awards and Honors

  • Dean's Award for Professinal Excellence, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, 2018
  • Teaching for Tomorrow Faculty Award, Omicron Delta Kappa , 2013