Cory Andrew Labrecque
Cory Andrew Labrecque, PhD, is Associate Professor of Bioethics and Theological Ethics, and the inaugural Chair of Educational Leadership in the Ethics of Life at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at Université Laval in Quebec City, where he is Vice-Dean and Director of Graduate Programs in Theology. Before then, he was at Emory University in Atlanta, where he served as the Raymond F. Schinazi Scholar in Bioethics and Religious Thought as well as the Director of Graduate Programs in Bioethics at the Center for Ethics, Director of Catholic Studies at the College of Arts and Science, and Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine. Cory earned a BSc in Anatomy and Cell Biology, an MA in Religious Studies with specialization in Bioethics, and a PhD in Religious Ethics at McGill University in Montreal. His teaching and research examine how the Abrahamic religions—with a focus on the Roman Catholic tradition—approach ethical issues in medicine, biotechnology, and the environment. He is especially interested in the context of aging, end-of-life ethics, and understandings of personhood. Cory is vice-president of the National Ethics Committee on Ageing (Quebec) and is a corresponding member of the Pontifical Academy for Life.