CV (Abbreviated)


Ph.D., Philosophy, University of California, Riverside, 2004.

M.A., Philosophy, New York University, 1994.

B.A., w/ Departmental Honors in Philosophy, Franklin & Marshall College, 1992.


Saving the Agent: An Investigation of Agency, Explanation, and Two-Standpoint Arguments, advised by Gary Watson (chair), Paul Hoffman, Andrews Reath, & John Martin Fischer.

Employment History:

Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Loyola University Chicago, 2017-present. 

Associate Professor of Philosophy, Flagler College, 2011-2016.

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Flagler College, 2006-2011.

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2004-2006. 

Lecturer, California State University, Northridge, 2002-2004.

Adjunct, Mount Saint Mary’s College, Fall 2002.

Associate-In, University of California, Riverside, Summer 2000. 

Teaching Assistant, University of California, Riverside, 1997-2001.

 Areas of Specialization:

Metaphysics (esp. Agency and Identity)

Ethics and Moral Psychology (esp. Moral Realism) 

Philosophy of Mind (esp. Mind/Body Problem).

Areas of Competence:

Ancient Philosophy (esp. Plato); Eastern Philosophy (esp. Taoism & Zen Buddhism); Continental Philosophy (esp. Nietzsche); Logic & Critical Thinking; Philosophy of Religion (esp. Comparative, Myth, & Mysticism); Philosophy & Film (esp. Mamet); Philosophy & Martial Arts.

**Full CV available upon request**