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
As an ethicist, Dr. Trothen is interested in biohacking, artificial intelligence, sport, moral and spiritual distress, aging, 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 nine books including the recent Religion and the Technological Future: An introduction to Biohacking, A.I., and Transhumanism. Her other books include Spirituality, Sport, and Doping: More than Just a Game (2018), Winning the Race? Religion, Hope, and Reshaping the Sport Enhancement Debate (2015), and the co-edited anthology Religion and Human Enhancement: Death, Values, and Mortality (2017). She loves teaching about these embodiment topics and learns a lot from her students and colleagues.