Robert Loren Shelton

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Religious Studies
Professor Emeritus
Primary office:
Smith Hall
Room 104
University of Kansas
1300 Oread Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045-7615



Ph.D., Social Ethics, Boston University, Graduate School

Certificate, Graduate School of Ecumenical Studies, World Council of Churches, University of Geneva

M.Div., Boston University, School of Theology

B.A., Sociology, Baker University

Public Schools

Teaching Interests

  • Ethics Human Conflict and Peace


Peace Studies

Medical Ethics

Research Interests

  • Religions
  • Conflict
  • War and Peace
  • Regional and National Health Care Systems in Canada
  • Peace and Non-Violence
  • Ombuds Practice
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Euthanasia and Care of the Dying
  • Loving Relationships
  • National Health Insurance in the U.S.
  • Health Care in the Peoples Republic of China
  • Human relations

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