Craig Titus

Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy & English

Office: Burnham Hall, Room 217
Phone: (417) 873-7014
E-mail: ctitus@drury.edu 

Craig Titus completed his M.A. in English Literature at the University of Maine and his Ph.D. in Philosophy and Literature at Purdue University. Dr. Titus holds a joint appointment in the Philosophy & Religion department and the English department at Drury where he teaches a wide range of classes, including Renaissance Literature and Expository Writing, regular courses in Ethics, a freshman seminar on human rights, and upper-level interdisciplinary courses such as The Philosophy of Art and Literature, and Constructions of Identity in Philosophy and Literature.   

Dr. Titus advises Drury's Philosophy & Religion Club and has recently established the Human Rights Club. He also advises Drury's Cycling Club.

PUBLICATIONS

Titus, Craig, Zoltowski, Carla, and William Oakes. “Engineering Ethics: Toward a Definition” Proceedings of the 41st ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2011

Titus, Craig, Zoltowski, Carla, and William Oakes. “Designing in a Social Context: Situating Design in a Human-Centered, Social World” Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference, June 2011

Titus, Craig, Zoltowski, Carla, Huyck, Margaret, Oakes, William, and May, Jill. “The Creation of Tools for Assessing Ethical Awareness in Diverse Multi-disciplinary programs” Proceedings of the 2011 ASEE Annual Conference, June 2011

Titus, Craig, Zoltowski, Carla, and William Oakes. “Assessing Moral Decision Making Skills in the Engineers of 2020” Proceedings of the 40th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, October 2010.

Titus, Craig and Carla Zoltowski. “Integrating Ethics Curriculum Within a Service-Learning Design Context”. Proceedings of the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference, June 2010.

Titus, Craig and Carla Zoltowski. "Designing Ethics Curriculum: Teaching and Assessing Moral Decision Making in a Service Learning Design Course." Copenhagen Working Papers on Design Vol. 2010No.1, January 2010.

GRANTS WRITTEN
(As lead writer)

National Science Foundation (Transforming Undergrad Education in Science) – $600,000 (funded)
“Assessing Individual Ethical Reasoning and Team Ethical Climate: Understanding their Relationship in Undergraduate Design Teams”

Purdue’s Engineer of 2020 Seed Grant – $40,000 (funded)
“Assessing Individual Ethical Reasoning and Team Ethical Climate: Understanding their Relationship in Undergraduate Design Teams”

Templeton Foundation – $400,000
“The Values of Beliefs: Investigating the Relationship Between Beliefs and Behavior”

Templeton Foundation – $250,000
“Bridging the Moral Gap: How Service Learning Builds Resilient Moral Character” 

(As contributor)

National Science Foundation – (funded)
“Interactive Effects of Individual and Team Ethical Reasoning”

Purdue University – (funded)
“Assessing Human-Centered Design” 

Purdue University – (funded)
“Students Understanding of Human-Centered Design and the Impact of Service-Learning”