Prof. Eleonore Stump, Ph.D., is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University. She is an expert on philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She received a B.A. in Classical Languages from Grinnell College, an M.A. in Biblical Studies from Harvard University, and a Ph.D. in Medieval Studies from Cornell University.
Prof. Stump has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). She has previously taught and held fellowships at Princeton University, the University of Oxford, the Pontifical Gregorian University, the University of Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Cornell University, and Oberlin College. She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers; the American Catholic Philosophical Association; and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division. She is currently a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.