April 30, 2013
Heather Reid, professor of philosophy at Morningside College, recently was named to the editorial board of the International Journal of Applied Philosophy.
The International Journal of Applied Philosophy publishes philosophical articles dealing with practical issues in business, education, the environment, government, health care, law, psychology and science. Its coverage of practical affairs has attracted wide attention, including articles in The New York Times.
Reid is one of 20 advisory editors from across the country serving on the editorial board.
A member of the Morningside College faculty since 1996, Reid has received international recognition for her expertise on the philosophical foundations of the Olympic Games, and has served as president of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport. She is author of three books – “The Philosophical Athlete,” “Athletics and Philosophy in the Ancient World: Contests of Virtue” and “Introduction to the Philosophy of Sport.” She is the coauthor of two books, and she has written numerous scholarly articles and book chapters. She has a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.