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Professor and Chair, Department of Philosophy and Classical Studies
Areas of Interest: Medical ethics, business ethics, computer ethics, philosophy of religion, and popular culture and philosophy. He is the president of the Bertrand Russell Society and the former president of the Northeast Popular Culture Association.
Timothy Madigan

Ph.D., M.A., B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo

Timothy J. Madigan is a professor of philosophy and chair of the Department of Philosophy and Classical Studies. He holds a doctorate degree in philosophy from the State University of New York at Buffalo, as well as M.A. and B.A. degrees from the same institution.

A frequent lecturer on topics relating to applied ethics, philosophy and popular culture, and the ethics of belief, Dr. Madigan has given presentations at several institutions of learning throughout the United States and abroad. He received the St. John Fisher College Trustees' Distinguished Scholars Award in 2013.


  • Friendship and Happiness and the Connection Between Them (co-written with Tim Delaney), McFarland Publishing (2017).
  • Bertrand Russell, Public Intellectual (co-edited with Peter Stone), Tiger Bark Press, 2016.
  • Lessons Learned from Popular Culture (co-written with Tim Delaney), SUNY Press, 2016.
  • The Sociology of Sports, 2nd Edition (co-written with Tim Delaney), McFarland Publishing, 2015.
  • Beyond Sustainability (co-written with Tim Delaney), McFarland Publishing, 2014.
  • Lucretius: His Continuing Influence and Contemporary Relevance (co-edited with David Suits), RIT Press, 2011.
  • W. K. Clifford and 'The Ethics of Belief', Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010.
  • Promethean Love, Cambridge Scholars Press, 2008.