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Dr. Stephen Carter received his Ph.D. degree in philosophy from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois and his Bachelor’s degree from Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Dr. Carter has taught at several of the educational institutions in the Jacksonville, Florida area including both Edward Water's College in Jacksonville and Bethune Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida.
While teaching in Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Carter attended Princeton University as an NEH Fellow in Classics in 1989. During the summer of 1994, he attended the University of California, Berkeley as a Summer Visiting Fellow and was invited to the University of Notre Dame for an NEH Summer Scholarship in Medieval Humanities in 1995.
In 1996, Dr. Carter attended the National Center for Humanities in Raleigh, North Carolina for their seminar Culture Wars and American Democracy. In March of 2009 and in March of 2011, Dr. Carter spoke at the Oxford Roundtable in Ethics, Oxford, England.
Dr. Carter resides in Ormond by the Sea, Florida with his wife of 20 years. They have two married daughters and four grandchildren.