Professional Bio

Doctorate of Philosophy in Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder, August 2005
Graduate Teacher Program Certificate, University of Colorado at Boulder, April 2004
Master of Arts in Philosophy, University of Colorado at Boulder, May 2002
Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate, University of Colorado at Boulder, May 2002
Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Humanities, University of New Hampshire, May 1999

Research & Scholarship


Gosselin, Abigail, Global Poverty and Individual Responsibility, Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009.  

Articles in Refereed Journals 

Gosselin, Abigail, “The Epistemic Function of Narratives and the Globalization of Mental Disorders,”  International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics 6:1 (2013): 46-67.  

Gosselin, Abigail, “Addiction Narratives: Background Assumptions and Policy Implications,” Social Philosophy Today, 28 (2012), 47-66.  

Gosselin, Abigail, “Cultivating Discernment,” Jesuit Higher Education: A Journal, 1:1 (2012), 16-30.  

Gosselin, Abigail, “Memoirs as Mirrors: Counterstories in Contemporary Memoir,” Narrative 19:1 (January 2011), 133-148.  

Book Reviews

Gosselin, Abigail, Review of Peter Singer's The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically (Yale, 2015). Forthcoming in Teaching Philosophy, summer 2016. 


"A Pragmatist Interpretation of Schizophrenia." Society for the Philosophy of Science in Practice, Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ). June 17-19, 2016.

"Privilege, Agency, and Orthorexia: Response to Christina van Dyke's 'Adding Fuel to the Fire? Orthorexia and Gendered Eating Patterns'." Eighth Annual Rocky Mountain Ethics Conference, University of Colorado Boulder. August 2015.

"Teaching Justice through Service Learning" (a panel presentation with Dr. Karen Adkins and Dr. Jason Taylor). Thirty-first International Social Philosophy Conference (a meeting of the North American Association for Social Philosophy), William Jewell College (Liberty, MO). July 2015.

Community Involvment & Service

Mission-Related Projects

Member of university-wide Regis University Justice Examen committee to create an Institutional Examen of justice in Regis University, in preparation for the Justice Education Conference at Creighton University in August 2013

Facilitator of two small group sessions at the Western Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education conference, “Teaching Ethics in Jesuit Higher Education,” held at Regis University, October 14-16, 2011

Collegium Discussion Group member, Fall 2008-Spring 2009

Participant at Collegium: A Colloquy on Faith and Intellectual Life at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, June 13-20, 2008 (mission-related conference)

Participant at the Western Conversations in Jesuit Higher Education conference, “Fr. Pedro Arrupe and the Intellectual Apostolate: Examining the Legacy of the 28th Superior General of the Society of Jesus,” held at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, October 12-14, 2007