Jointly appointed to the School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Professor of Ethics
BA., MDiv (Queen's), ThD (Toronto)
Theological Hall 233
613.533.6000 ext. 74319
Dr. Trothen is an ethicist who is interested in biohacking, artificial intelligence, sport, moral and spiritual distress, and religion. Jointly appointed to the School of Religion and the School of Rehabilitation Therapy, her areas of research and teaching include biomedical and social ethics, Christianity, spiritual health, aging, human enhancement technologies, and sport. Professor Trothen has published eight books including the recent Spirituality, Sport, and Doping: More than Just a Game (2018). Her other books include Winning the Race? Religion, Hope, and Reshaping the Sport Enhancement Debate (2015), and the co-edited anthology Religion and Human Enhancement: Death, Values, and Morality (2017). She is working on a textbook with Dr. Calvin Mercer introducing the intersection of biohacking, artificial intelligence, and religion to university students. She loves teaching about these topics.