Associate Faculty; Professor in the Department of Pathology, the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the College
MD (Washington University)
PhD (The University of Chicago)
Stephen C. Meredith works on the biophysics of protein structure, concentrating on amyloid proteins associated with neurodegenerative diseases. He also teaches courses in the College and the Divinity School, including ones on James Joyce’s Ulysses, and Dostoevsky’s Brothers Karamazov, and on the problem of evil, focusing on St. Thomas Aquinas and Augustine. His main theological interest is in the problem of evil. In this connection, he is currently writing a book on philosophical (especially metaphysical) and literary perspectives on disease. His current interests also center on the impact of biotechnology and the genetic revolution on the definition of human nature.