Christian Moriarty

Christian Moriarty
Christian Moriarty is a Professor of Ethics and Law and Academic Chair of the Applied Ethics Institute with the College of Policy, Ethics, & Legal Studies at St. Petersburg College. Professor Moriarty received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Interdisciplinary Sciences at the University of South Florida, his Master’s degree in Bioethics from USF, his Juris Doctor from Stetson University College of Law, and is a licensed attorney with the Florida Bar. He teaches Applied Ethics, Medical Ethics, Business Ethics, Legal Ethics, Business Law, and Art Law. He researches and presents on such subjects as academic plagiarism, using humor and empathy in the classroom, and higher education law and ethics. Professor Moriarty also serves on the Executive Board of the International Center for Academic Integrity.

Posts by Christian Moriarty

Developing Procedure and Taking Hearings Online
Christian Moriarty | April 6, 2020

By now, it’s already cliché to say that higher education, and the world at large, is facing unprecedented conditions that are sending much of what we do on a day-to-day basis into upheaval.  Academic integrity is especially important to maintain, as ev …

So You Want an Updated (or New!) Academic Integrity Policy
Christian Moriarty | December 3, 2019

So you want a new academic integrity policy!  Below is the (very) short version of what considerations to take and how to get a procedure that is widely considered, implemented, and is derived from the values of the institution at large. First things f …

Updating the Academic Integrity Policy at Your Institution (Part III)- Standards of Review
Christian Moriarty | December 17, 2018

Editors Note: Although this post is based on American law, I argue the post has international implications because the legal principles that Christian presents reflect ICAI’s own fundamental values – fairness, responsibility, trustworthiness, respect a …

Updating the Academic Integrity Policy at Your Institution (Part II)
Christian Moriarty | October 10, 2018

In this second edition within my blog series on academic integrity policy, I want to address three common questions that arise when developing or revising institutional policies and procedures. Are we going to have a Zero-Tolerance approach to cheating …

Updating the Academic Integrity Policy at Your Institution
Christian Moriarty | August 14, 2018

Creating an effective and well-followed academic integrity policy at your institution does not have to be difficult, overly legalistic, or a chore to establish.  In the first post of a series on academic integrity policy, this details a process on how to establish the integrity values of your institution and a process to implement them with all stakeholders getting involved.