Dr. Jason Hoult is currently serving as the Course Instructor for ARTSSCI 1A03 / Practices of Knowledge (Fall 2022). After completing his doctorate in the Graduate Programme of Social and Political Thought at York University (2019), he has taught courses at a number of postsecondary institutions, including the University of Guelph, Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax, and St. Jerome’s University in Waterloo. He also served as a volunteer and as a community services worker at a local social services organization in Hamilton.
In his academic research, Dr. Hoult focuses on examining the ethical foundations of works of modern philosophy and literature. Over the summer of 2022, his study The Liberation of Life through Death: Reading Tolstoy’s “The Death of Ivan Ilyich” was published by Palgrave Macmillan as part of their Palgrave Pivot series (specializing in publishing short books and monographs). He was also pleased to learn that his most recent essay, “What Do We Look At When We Look At Art? The Bible, Visual Art, and the Redemption of Existence” (co-authored with Dr. Avron Kulak, York University) will be published by the Journal of Aesthetic Education in the Fall.