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Nancy J. Matchett

Nancy J. Matchett

Associate Provost and AVP for Undergraduate Studies; Professor of Philosophy

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-1567
(970) 351-1880
Carter Hall 4008F
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Office of the Provost
Campus Box 9
Greeley, CO 80639


Professional/Academic Experience

Other Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Theoretical and Applied Ethics, Moral Psychology and Moral Agency, Ethical Deliberation, Personal Identity and Philosophical Counseling.

Publications/Creative Works

“What’s Philosophical About Moral Distress?” Philosophical Practice. Journal of the APPA 13:2 (2018): 2108–19.

 “Philosophical Counseling as an Alternative Process to Bioethics Mediation.” American Journal of Bioethics 15:1 (2015): 56-58. DOI:10.1080/15265161.2014.974774

“Understanding how Student Nurses Experience Morally Distressing Situations: Caring for Patients with Different Values and Beliefs in the Clinical Environment.” With Mary Jo Stanley. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice 4 (10): August 2014 online first. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v4n10p133

“Pretty Much Everything You Need and a Few Things You Want.” New Philosopher #3 (Feb-April, 2014): 50-51.

Honors and Awards

Phi Beta Kappa

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Dr. Matchett is currently serving as the Associate Provost and AVP for Undergraduate Studies in the Office of the Provost and division of Academic Affairs.