Dr. John G. Trapani, Jr., is Professor of Philosophy and President of the American Jacques Maritain Association. He holds a B.A. from Boston College and a Ph.D. from St. John's University, Jamaica, N.Y. He joined the Walsh University faculty in 1974.
Dr. Trapani is the author of numerous articles and book chapters, and he is the editor of the book Truth Matters -- Essays in Honor of Jacques Maritain, published by the American Maritain Association and distributed by Catholic University Press, 2004. He also published Poetry, Beauty, & Contemplation: The Complete Aesthetics of Jacques Maritain in 2011. He is a frequent presenter at scholarly philosophical conferences.
Prof. Trapani has twice been voted by the graduating senior class as "Outstanding Educator of the Year," in 1990 and again in 1995.