Research associate, University of Notre Dame Australia
Xavier Symons is a research associate with the Institute for Ethics and Society. Xavier has a masters degree in philosophy from the University of Sydney, and is currently a PhD research student with the Centre for Moral Philosophy and Applied Ethics at the Australian Catholic University. In 2016 Xavier is a visiting scholar at Georgetown University’s Pellegrino Center for Clinical Bioethics. He is also deputy editor of the online bioethics news service BioEdge. Xavier has a strong background in the Catholic intellectual tradition, and has taught philosophy and Catholic social ethics at the Australian Catholic University.