Dr. Daniel Corrigan

Assistant Professor


Daniel Corrigan

Contact Information

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Academic Credentials

B.A., Iowa State University
M.A., Georgia State University
Ph.D., University of Miami

Teaching Areas

Professor Corrigan has taught a range of courses in moral, political, and legal philosophy. At Marymount, he teaches courses on Ethical Theory, Social & Political Philosophy, and Business Ethics, in addition to several new courses he has developed, including undergraduate courses on Biomedical Ethics and Cyberethics, a graduate course on Environmental Ethics, and an MBA course on Business Law & Ethics.

Research Interests

His research focuses on human rights, political philosophy, and applied ethics in the areas of business and the environment. Recent publications have addressed such topics as the human rights obligations of corporations and environmental human rights. 

He is currently co-editing a book, titled Rights of Nature: A Reexamination, which considers the philosophical, political, and legal dimensions of granting rights to nature or natural objects, such as rivers or forests.


Professor Corrigan joined Marymount University in 2018. Prior to that he served as post-doctoral associate in business ethics and bioethics at the University of Miami Business School.