Ph.D., University of Chicago (Philosophy). June 2008
M.Phil., Catholic University of Leuven (Philosophy). June 1999
B.A., Salisbury University (Philosophy). June 1997
Awards and Fellowships:
Whiting Dissertation Fellowship, 2005-2006
University Fellowship: University of Chicago, 1999-2004
Ames Summer Research Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2001
Flemish Community Fellowship, Belgian Embassy, 1997
Normative Ethics (Theoretical & Applied)
Free Will and Moral Responsibility
“Justice at the Margins: The Social Contract and the Challenge of Marginal Cases,” with Nathan Bauer. Southern Journal of Philosophy (55)1: 51-67 (2017).
“Is There a Rawlsian Argument for Animal Rights?” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (Springer, 2016), 19:4, 973-984.
“A Review of Brian Leiter’s Why Tolerate Religion? Science, Religion, and Culture (Smith and Franklin, 2014), 1:2.
“Swindell, Frankfurt, and Ambivalence,” Philosophical Explorations (Routledge, 2011), 14:2.
“People Just Don’t Do That: Curb Your Enthusiasm and the Virtue of Civility,” with Chad Flanders, in Curb Your Enthusiasm and Philosophy (Open Court, 2011).
“Drawing a Line in the Sand: Rules of Aggression in The Big Lebowski,” with Adam Betz, in The Big Lebowski and Philosophy (Blackwell, 2012).
American Philosophical Association