Thomas Hibbs is
currently Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Culture and Dean
of the Honors College at Baylor University, where
he oversees a number of interdisciplinary programs. With degrees
from the University of Dallas and the University of Notre Dame,
Hibbs taught at Boston College for thirteen years, where he was
full professor and department chair in philosophy.
Hibbs has written
two scholarly books on Aquinas, including
Narrative in Aquinas: An
Interpretation of the Summa Contra Gentiles, and a
book on popular culture, entitled
Shows About Nothing.
He has two books forthcoming:
Aquinas, Ethics, and the Philosophy of Religion: Metaphysics and
Practice (Indiana University Press) and
Arts of Darkness: American
Noir and The Lost Code of Redemption (Spence
Publications). Hibbs has written on film, culture, and higher
education in Books and
Culture, Christianity Today, New Atlantis,
The Dallas Morning News,
The Weekly Standard,
and The Chronicle of Higher
Education, for which his latest piece is a study of
the ethical implications of the films of Krzysztof Kieslowski.
regularly to comment on film and popular culture, Hibbs has made
more than 100 appearances on radio, including nationally
syndicated NPR shows “The Connection,” “On the Media,” and “All
Things Considered,” as well as local NPR stations in Boston, MA,
Ann Arbor, MI, Dallas, TX, and Rochester, NY.