Ronna Burger

Professor of Philosophy

Center for Ethics
Office Address
105F Newcomb Hall
Ronna Burger


Ronna Burger is Professor of Philosophy, Catherine & Henry J. Gaisman Chair and Director of Judeo-Christian Studies, Sizeler Professor of Jewish Studies, and Director of the Religious Studies Minor. Teaching at Tulane since 1980, she offers seminars almost every semester on particular works of Plato or Aristotle. She has recently been teaching a series of courses, “Bible and Philosophy,” on different topics each term, such as “Women in the Bible,” “The Political World of the Bible,” or “The Problem of Evil.”


Books and Monographs


Selected Articles


Public Lectures

  • Plenary Speaker, "Plato's Sophist and Its Homeric Model," International Plato Society, July 2022.
  • Keynote Speaker, " Aristotle's 'Philosophy of Human Affairs': the Pairing and Parting of Ethics and Politics," Voegelin Center Conference, LSU, April 2022.


Selected Online Lectures

Education & Affiliations

  • Ph.D., New School for Social Research Graduate Faculty