Brian Birch

Faculty Member

Brian Birch


Brian D. Birch is Director of the Center for the Study of Ethics and Religious Studies Program at Utah Valley University. His areas of specialization include religious diversity, ethics education, and the dynamics of religion in civil society. He has served on the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee for the Parliament of the World’s Religions and is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Foundation for Religious Diplomacy. He is the founding editor of the journal Teaching Ethics and his published work includes contributions to the Encyclopedia of Religion and War, Philosophical Investigations, and Dialogue. His book projects include titles ranging from What is Postmodernism? to Perspectives on Mormon Theology. His current project is entitled Radical Pluralism_ Essays in Ethical and Religious Diversity.


Ph D, Claremont Graduate University, 1998

Major: Philosophy of Religion and Theology

MS, University of Utah, 1992

Major: Philosophy

BS, University of Utah, 1990

Major: Philosophy


PHIL 2050

Ethics and Values IH, Summer 2023

PHIL 3620

Mormon Theology and the Christian Tradition, Summer 2023