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Visiting Lecturer of Philosophy and Religion

Getty Lustila is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Northeastern University. Before arriving at Northeastern, Getty served as a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow at Stonehill College and taught in the Clemente Course in the Humanities, a program dedicated to helping adults who face economic hardship further their educational and career goals. Getty received a Ph.D in Philosophy from Boston University, an M.A. in Philosophy from Georgia State University, and a B.A. in History from Winona State University.

Getty’s research concerns the nature of accountability and its relation to salient moral attitudes, such as love, self-love, and remorse. The bulk of their work investigates these topics in an 18th century context and is dedicated to the writings of underrepresented figures in this period. Most recently Getty has begun to examine discussions about in accountability in Native American and Indigenous traditions.

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