On Leave - 2012-2013 Academic Year
Visiting Research Assistant Professor
Center for Philosophy of Religion, University of Notre Dame
Assistant Editor, American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2009
M.A., University of Notre Dame, 2006
B.A., The Catholic University of America, Summa Cum Laude, 2004
Areas of Specialty
Areas of Competence
Philosophy of Religion
"Thomas Bradwardine on God and the Foundations of Modality," British Journal for the History of Philosophy, forthcoming.
"Thomas Aquinas on perpetual truth of essential propositions," History of Philosophy Quarterly, 27.3 (2010): 197-213.
“John Duns Scotus on God’s Knowledge of Sins: A test case for God’s knowledge of contingents,” Journal of the History of Philosophy, 48.1 (2010): 15-34.
“Thomas Aquinas on Truths about Nonbeings,” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, 80 (2006): 101-113.
"Aquinas and Scotus on the Causal Origin of Contingency," American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting, Society for Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy Session, December 2012 [Invited].
"Aquinas and Scotus on the Causal Origin of Contingency," Modal Logic and Modalities in Ancient and Mediaeval Philosophy, Annual Ancient and Medieval Philosophy Colloquium, University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada, October 18-20 [Invited].
"Thomas Aquinas on God's infallible causation of contingent effects," The Metaphysics of Aquinas and Its Modern Interpreters: Theological and Philosophical Perspectives, 31st Annual Conference of the Center for Medieval Studies, Fordham University, March 27, 2011.
Founder's Prize (for best paper by a junior scholar), Society of Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 2012.
Edward Braham Award for Academic Excellence (awarded to a graduating philosophy major), School of Philosophy, The Catholic University of America, May 2004.