Kate Ott

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Kate Ott

Associate Professor of Christian Social Ethics

Areas of expertise: Children, digital technology, LGBTQ inclusion and religion, liberal Roman Catholicism, medical ethics, parenting, professional and public ethics issues, reproductive health, sexuality, sexual assault, sexual harassment, teens, young adults


A catholic and feminist, Kate Ott is an expert on the formation of moral communities with specializations in technology, youth and young adults, sexuality, pedagogy and professional ethics. Her forthcoming book, Christian Ethics for a Digital Society, will drop in fall 2018. Kate’s other books include Sex + Faith: Talking with Your Child from Birth to Adolescence, two co-edited volumes and dozens of book chapters and articles. She lectures and leads workshops across North America on technology and sexuality issues that are related to faith formation for teens, young adults and parents and religious educators and professionals. She is an associate professor of Christian social ethics.