Anthony J. Celano


Professor Celano also has a License of Mediaeval Studies from the Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies in Toronto. His main research interests are Ancient and Medieval Philosophy as well as Moral Theory.

Recent publications were articles on Aristotle's concept of phronesis and on Thomas Aquinas' moral theory. Currently, Prof. Celano is completing the edition of Robert Kilwardby's Commentary Supra Libros Ethicorum. He has also taught at Wheaton College and at the University of Jena.


  • B.A., University of Delaware
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Toronto


  • Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for Lecturing and Research at the University of Erfurt, Germany, March to July, 2005
  • Maria-Sybilla-Merian-Stipendium, Universit├Ąt Erfurt, International Office, Research Grant, June to August, 2001.
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar Award for Lecturing and Research at Friedrich-Schiller-Universit├Ąt, Jena and the Bibliotheca Amploniana, Erfurt, Germany, January to June, 1998.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Stipend for work on Robert Kilwardby's Commentary on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, 1990.
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to participate in summer seminar, "Virtues and their Vicissitudes", (director, A. O. Rorty), 1989.
  • Stonehill College Publication and Research Grant, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988.
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Research Grant with James P. Reilly, 1981 to 1983.
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Fellowship for research in Germany, 1978-1979.
  • Graduate, Magna cum laude, Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 1979.
  • Graduate with High Honors, University of Delaware, 1973.
  • Phi Beta Kappa, University of Delaware, 1973.