Taylor Marshall’s Curriculum Vitae

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Philosophy (2011)
    University of Dallas
  • M.A. in Philosophy (2009)
    University of Dallas
  • Certificate in Anglican Studies (2005)
    Nashotah House Theological Seminary
  • M.A. in Religion Systematic Theology (2003)
    Westminster Theological Seminary
  • B.A. in Philosophy (2000 magna cum laude)
    Texas A&M University


  • Dean of the College
    and Professor of Philosophy
    at College of Saints John Fisher & Thomas More (2012-present)
    • Logic
    • Philosophy of Nature (Plato, Aristotle, Porphyry, Thomas Aquinas)
  • Adjunct Instructor
    at University of Dallas (2009-2011)
    • Philosophy of Being (Plato, Aristotle, Plotinus, Porphyry, Dionysius the Areopagite, Thomas Aquinas, Immanuel Kant)
  • Dean of Student Life
    and Teacher of Latin and Philosophy
    at Faustina Prep (2007-2011)
    • Moral Theology
    • Sacred Scripture: Old and New Testament
    • Church History
    • Apologetics
    • Latin I
    • Latin II
    • Latin III
    • Geometry
    • Pre-Calculus

  • Greek, Classical and Koine 
  • Latin
  • Hebrew
  • French

Scholarships & Awards

  • Endorsed Rhodes Scholar Candidate
  • Texas A&M University, 1999
  • Braniff Scholarship plus Stipend
  • University of Dallas, 2007-Present
  • Fellow at the Saint Paul Center for Biblical Theology, 2011-Present

Research Interests

Ethics, Natural Law, Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Mind, Plato, Aristotle, Paul of Tarsus, Neoplatonism, Dionysius the Areopagite, Thomas Aquinas, Second-Temple Judaism

Doctoral Course Work

  • Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey
  • Vergil’s Aeneid
  • Plato’s Republic, Theaetetus, Statesman, Sophist
  • Aristotle’s Nicomachean Ethics, Organon, Physics, Metaphysics
  • Cicero’s De officiis, De legibus, De re publica
  • Latin Translation Seminar of Cicero’s De officiis
  • Synoptic Tradition: Matthew, Mark, and Luke
  • Thomas Aquinas’ Summa theologiae, Prima secundae
  • Thomas Aquinas’ Summa theologiae I-III Theological Survey
  • John Duns Scotus: Will and Morality Text Seminar
  • Dante’s Divine Comedy
  • Machiavelli’s The Prince
  • John Milton’s Paradise Lost and Regained
  • Francis Bacon’s New Organon
  • Descartes’ Discourse on Method, Meditations, Passions of the Soul
  • Hobbes’ Leviathan
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • Philosophy of Mind (Descartes to Contemporary Scholarship)
  • G.W.F. Hegel’s Philosophy of Mind
  • Friedrich Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra
  • Fyodor Dostoevsky’s The Brothers Karamazov
  • Studies in Phenomenological Thought
  • Robert Sokolowski’s Phenomenology of the Human Person

Published Books

Published Articles & Chapters

  • “New Wineskins: Fresh Presentations of Ancient Traditions” in The Church and New Media, ed. Brian Vogt (Huntington, IN: Our Sunday Visitor, 2011), pp. 89-98.
  • “The Rhone to the Thames to the Tiber,” New Oxford Review Volume LXXVIII, Number 1 (2011). 

Sample Public Presentations

  • “Thomas Aquinas’ Natural Law and Contemporary Positive Law” for the Saint Thomas More Society (March 3, 2011)
  • “Jewish Liturgy and Catholic Liturgy” at Franciscan University (January 6-7, 2009)
  • “The New Anglican Ordinariate and It’s History” at University of Dallas (November 12, 2009)
  • “The Jewish Origins of Catholic Ecclesiology and Liturgy” at St Theresa Catholic Church, Sugarland, Texas (February 12, 2011)
  • “My Conversion to the Catholic Faith” Legatus Fort Worth (March 11, 2010)
  • “The Gospel of Saint John and His Apocalypse” at Augustine Institute in Denver (September 23, 2010)
  • “Do the Undead Have Minds: Philosophical Zombies and the Philosophy of Mind” at University of Dallas (March 25, 2011)
  • “How Not to Lose Your Faith in College” at Cistercian Prep in Dallas (March 22, 2011)

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