Renee Kohler-Ryan
BA (Liberal Arts) Thomas More College of Liberal Arts (Merrimack NH, USA; Rome, Italy),MA/Licentiate (Philosophy)
Kathlieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, PhD (Philosophy) Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium.

Senior Lecturer, Philosophy

Phone: 02 8204 4171

Dr. Renée Köhler-Ryan is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at University of Notre Dame Australia. Previous to this she was a researcher and academic assistant at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, where she defended her doctoral dissertation, entitled From Head to Foot Set in our Place: Sacred Space as the Expression of Religious Experience and Imagination. She has also lectured in Philosophy in Rome, Italy. Her publications reflect her main research areas of Philosophy of Culture, Philosophy of Religion, and Ethics, ranging from reviews of current writings about Christian Architecture and Applied Ethics to articles concerning the continuing influence of Augustine, the work of contemporary philosopher William Desmond, and the importance of sacred spaces to the Catholic imagination.