Dr. Norris Frederick arrived at Queens University of Charlotte in 1990 and has been the in-house expert on philosophy, ethics and philosophy of religion ever since, even being the founding director of the University's Center for Ethics and Religion.
He frequently speaks at conferences on a variety of subjects including faith and reason, social philosophy, religious experiences, ethical perspectives on healthcare and current social issues.
Dr. Frederick's' experience also includes contributing to a lengthy list of publications that cover a gamut of philosophical topics.
Dr. Frederick is no stranger to media coverage. In the past a frequent contributor to the Charlotte Observer, his expertise is sought after and highly regarded on the thought-provoking world of ethics and religion.
- "William James and Swami Vivekananda: Religious Experience and Vedanta/Yoga in America," William James Studies, Volume 9, Spring, 2013
- "Carolina Pad and the Bloggers," Case Research Journal, Volume 31:2, 2011 (special issue on business ethics and human rights)
Recent Talks and Workshops Presented
- "The Philosophical and Moral Foundations of Capitalism," Queens University of Charlotte Business Retreat, Wildacres, NC, 2013
- "William James and Swami Vivekananda: Religious Experience and Vedanta/Yoga in America," Nineteenth Century Studies Association Meeting, Spiritual Matters/Matters of the Spirit, Asheville, NC, 2012
- "College Students and Religion Today," The Church in Vocation Group, Charlotte, NC, 2011
- "Faith and Reason: The Ecstasy of the Appalachian Serpent-Handlers," a part of a series, A Thoughtful Faith--Exploring the Intersections of Faith and Learning, Enriching the Mind and Enlivening the Soul, Myers Park United Methodist Church, Charlotte, NC, 2011