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Education

University of California San Diego (2019–present)

Ph.D. in Philosophy

Florida State University (2016–2019)

M.A. in Philosophy

University of Vermont (2011–2015)

B.A. in Philosophy and Political Science

Employment

Graduate Teaching Assistant (2016–2019)

Florida State University, Department of Philosophy

Graduate Research Assistant (2018–2019)

Florida State University, Assistant to Professor Alfred Mele

Academic Advisor (2018)

Florida State University, Department of Philosophy

Student Academic Specialist (2015–2016)

University of Arizona, Honors College

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2014)

Redstone Research LLC, Assistant to Professor Peter VonDoepp

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (2015)

University of Vermont, Department of Philosophy

Areas of Specialization

Agency

Moral Responsibility

Philosophy of Law

Courses Assisted

Introduction to Logic

Introduction to Philosophy

Culture, Gender, and Human Rights

Introduction to Philosophy of Language

19th C. Philosophy

Ethical Theory

Ethical Issues and Life Choices

Works in Progress

“Self-Deception Without the Desire to Believe”

    • Currently under a revise & resubmit

“The Means and Ends of Habitual Action” (with Christopher Kalbach)

    • Invited commentary for Behavioral and Brain Sciences

“Breaking the Tension in Self-Deception” (with David Rose)

    • Currently under review

“Moral Authority in Autobiographical Narrative”

“The Epistemic Value of Photography”

“Manipulation and Confirmed Agnosticism”

Presentations

“Breaking the Tension in Self-Deception”

    • Brno Analytic Circle Conference on Cognition and Lying (2019)

“Self-Deception Without the Desire to Believe”

    • Society for Philosophy and Psychology Meeting (2019)
    • APA Pacific Division Meeting (2019)
    • FSU Experimental Philosophy Group (2018)
    • FSU Lunchtime Philosophy Talk Series (2018)

“The Epistemic Value of Photography”

    • APA Pacific Division Meeting Group Session: Society for the Philosophic Study of the Contemporary Visual Arts (2019)
    • SDSU Conference on Aesthetics and Representation (2018)

Comments on “The Quality of a Good Citizen”

    • UF/FSU Graduate Conference (2017)

“Manipulation and Confirmed Agnosticism”

    • Pitt/CMU Graduate Conference (2017)

Professional Service

American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting

    • Symposium Session Chair (2018)

6th Annual FSU Free Will, Moral Responsibility, and Agency Conference

    • Conference Committee Chair (2017)

11th Annual FSU Minorities and Philosophy Graduate Conference

    • Conference Committee Member (2017)

10th Annual FSU Minorities and Philosophy Graduate Conference

    • Conference Committee Member (2016)

Awards

2019 Ermine M. Owensby Jr. Fund to Promote Excellence

    • College of Arts and Sciences, Florida State University

2019 Werkmeister Endowment Fund Research Grant

    • Department of Philosophy, Florida State University

2018 Hayek Fund for Scholars

    • The Institute for Humane Studies, George Mason University

2018 Werkmeister Endowment Fund Research Grant

    • Department of Philosophy, Florida State University

2015 Alain Locke Fellowship

    • Philosophy in an Inclusive Key Summer Institute (PIKSI) - Boston

2015 John Dewey Most Outstanding Senior in Philosophy

    • Department of Philosophy, University of Vermont

2014 Research Travel Grant

    • Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Vermont

2014 Professional Development Fund Grant

    • Student Government Association, University of Vermont

2014 Brennan Summer Research Fellowship

    • Office of Undergraduate Research, University of Vermont

2013 APLE Summer Research Award

    • College of Arts and Science, University of Vermont

Professional Affiliations

Society for Philosophy and Psychology

American Philosophical Association

Florida State University X-Phi Research Group