Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Wisconsin
M.A., Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, Madison 2007
M.A., Philosophy, Northern Illinois University 2005
B.M., Music, University of Minnesota
Areas of Specialization
Areas of Competence
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Science
History of Philosophy
"Wide Reflective Equilibrium As A Method of Justification in Bioethics," Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics (forthcoming).
"Abortion, Time-Relative Interests, and Futures Like Ours," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice [15:4] (2012), pp.493-506.
"Substance Concepts and Personal Identity," Philosophical Studies [150:2] (2010), pp.255-270.
"Foundationalist Reflective Equilibrium"
Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress V, Boulder, CO, August 2012
Wisconsin Philosophical Association, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, April 2012
"Stage Theory and the Platitude"
Central APA, Chicago, February 2012
"Abortion and Fetal Pain"
Illinois Philosophical Association, Northern Illinois University, November 2011
"Abortion, Time-Relative Interests, and Futures Like Ours"
Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress IV, Boulder, CO, August 2011
Wisconsin Philosophical Association, Mount Mary College, April 2011
"Rethinking the Branch-Line Case: An Objection to Parfit"
Central APA, Chicago, February 2010
Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress II, Boulder, CO, August 2009
"Substance Concepts and Personal Identity"
Iowa Philosophical Society Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA, October 2007
"Dissolving the Problem of Too Many Thinkers"
Central States Philosophical Association Conference, Memphis, October 2006
"Questioning Physicalism: Can We Adequately Define 'Physical'?"
Northern Illinois University Graduate Conference, January 2005
Illinois Philosophical Association Conference, Loyola University, November 2004