Department Chair of Philosophy
Dr. William Smillie obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Notre Dame. His special interests include the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, philosophical anthropology, ancient and medieval philosophy, environmental ethics, bioethics, and business ethics. He serves on the Ethics Committee at St. Peter's Hospital, is the advisor for Phi Sigma Tau Honor Society, and is a founder and board member of St. Andrew School, a K-12 school in Helena.
Away from the classroom he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking in beautiful Montana, and photography. Dr. Smillie's book, Augustine and the Environment, co-edited with John Doody and Kim Paffenroth, was released in September, 2016.