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Judith Boss

Exeter, Rhode Island, United States


Judith Boss is the author of several college textbooks, including THiNK and Analyzing Moral Issues, both among the top sellers their fields. Boss has an BA from the University of Western Australia, an MA from Dalhousie University, and a PhD in social ethics from Boston University. Prior to moving to Rhode Island, she worked as a writer/researcher for the Nova Scotia Museum. During her spare time she volunteers with the US Fish and Wildlife Services and enjoys spending time with her family. An avid traveler, she has traveled with students from the University of Rhode Island and from Brown University to work with underserved, indigenous people in Guatemala and Mexico. Her favorite travel destination, however , is Antarctica. She lives in Rhode Island with her daughter, son-in-law, twin granddaughters, and Corgi.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: No


Published works:


  • Deception Island
  • Nonfiction

  • Fall River: A Pictorial History
  • THiNK, 3e
  • New Bedford: A Pictorial History
  • Ethics for Life, 5e
  • The Birth Lottery
  • Analyzing Moral Issue, 6e