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Jaroslaw Mikuczewski, SJ, PhD, MDiv, MS

Title/s:  Visiting Instructor

Email: jmikuczewski@luc.edu


Fr. Jaroslaw Mikuczewski is a Polish Jesuit priest and Visiting Faculty Instructor.  He received his Ph.D. in Health Care Ethics from Saint Louis University where he worked on ethics of perinatal hospice care, proposing a new anthropological approach toward profound human disability.  Fr. Mikuczewski holds MS in biotechnology, working in the fields of protein engineering and genetics. His field of academic interest includes such areas as; Christian bioethics, Catholic moral theology and the end-of-life decisions and Jesuit spirituality and healthcare practice.  Fr. Mikuczewski is an associate professor of philosophy at Jesuit University in Krakow, Poland. He teaches courses that explore Environmental Ethics, End of Life Ethics and Catholic Bioethics. He is also engaged in spiritual accompany of students.


PhD, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, MO


2019 Professional and Leadership Development Award, Honor Society for Graduate and Professional Students, Saint Louis University.

Selected Publications

  • Mikuczewski J,.The Triple Beholdenness of Polish Hospital Chaplains: How to Avoid Confusion? Christian Bioethics (early 2024)
  • Mikuczewski J, (2023). Crucial concept or onerous burden? Retrieving the idea of intrinsically evil acts. Text will be published in early 2023 in Studia Bobolanum 36, no. 1.
  • Mikuczewski J, (2023). Chaplain’s support for people making medical decisions and dealing with ethical dilemmas. Medycyna Praktyczna, 2023.
  • Mikuczewski J, (2023). Ethical consultation in a US hospital practice. Medycyna Praktyczna, 2023.
  • Mikuczewski J, (2022). Toward conceptualizing fetal suffering. The triple perspective for the reflection. Studium Bobolanum 34, no. 3.
  • Mikuczewski J, (2018). Inclusive or Exclusive Happiness? Eudaimonia, Acknowledge Dependence, and the Flourishing of Disabled Life.Studia Bobolanum 29, no. 4.