Professor Stark's areas of specialization are Augustine of Hippo, feminist theories, and environmental issues.
Professor Stark's areas of specialization are the philosophy of Augustine of Hippo, feminist theories, and environmental issues. She co-edited and wrote an interpretive essay (with Joanna V. Scott) for Hannah Arendt: Love and Saint Augustine (University of Chicago Press, 1996). She also edited a volume of essays for the series Re-reading the Canon entitled Feminist Interpretations of Augustine (Penn State University Press, 2007). She recently contributed a chapter on Augustine and Hildegard of Bingen that was published in An Unconventional History of Philosophy: Conversations Between Men and Women Philosophers (Rowman Littlefield, 2008). Her articles on ecological and human rights issues have been published in Philosophy and Geography and the Journal of Applied Ethics. Her current research focuses on ethics and global climate change. Professor Stark is currently the director of the Environmental Studies Program for the College of Arts and Sciences.
- Ph.D., New School for Social Research
- M.A., Marquette University
- B.A., St. Fancis Xavier University
- University Research Council Award, 2010, Seton Hall University
- Award for Citizen Activism from the Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy (2008)
- Faculty Service Medal, Seton Hall University (2007)
- NEH Summer Institute "Ethics and the Environment: Alaska as a Case Study," University of Alaska (2001)
- Woman of the Year, Seton Hall University (1998)