Dr. John Hittinger Dr. John Hittinger Director, Saint John Paul II Institute and Professor

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Dr. John Hittinger is a professor of philosophy and has published four books. Hittinger founded the Pope John Paul II Forum for the Church in the Modern World in 2009. He has published articles and presented papers on a variety of topics including John Locke, Jacques Maritain, military ethics, liberal education, political philosophy and the thought of John Paul II. He can speak on John Paul II, philosophy of war and peace, and issues in political philosophy.

Areas of Expertise
Philosophy, Pope John Paul II, Political Philosophy, Military Ethics


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Philosophy (PHD) - The Catholic University of America (1986)
  • Master of Arts - Philosophy (MA) - The Catholic University of America (1978)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Philosophy (BA) - University of Notre Dame (1974)