Short CV

ACADEMIC POSITION

  • Temple University, Assistant Professor, 2014 –

EDUCATION

  • Harvard University, Ph.D. in Philosophy, 2006 – 2014
    • Whiting Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2013 – 2014
    • École Normale Supérieure Exchange Fellowship, 2012 – 2013
    • Graduate Fellow at University of Notre Dame, 2011 – 2012
  • University of Toronto, B.A. in Philosophy, 2002-2006

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

  • Early Modern Philosophy

AREAS OF COMPETENCE

  • Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Religion

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • NEH Grant, Problems of Embodiment in Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, and Mary Astell, Spring 2019
  • Funded Participant, Teaching New Narratives, Intensive Seminar, Simon Fraser University,  June 2018
  • Temple Digital Scholarship Center Faculty Fellowship, 2016-2017
  • Funded Summer Scholar, NEH Institute: Between Medieval and Modern: Philosophy from  1300-1700, July 2015
  • Center for the Humanities at Temple (CHAT) Fellowship, 2015-2016
  • Whiting Dissertation Completion Fellowship, 2013 – 2014
  • École Normale Supérieure Exchange Fellowship, 2012 – 2013
  • Bechtel Prize in Philosophy, 2012 (Awarded annually for the best essay in any         philosophical subject written by a student registered in Harvard College or the        Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.)
  • The Problem of Evil in Modern and Contemporary Thought:
    • Dissertation Fellowship in Early Modern Philosophy, Centre for Philosophy of        Religion, University of Notre Dame, 2011 – 2012
    • Graduate Essay Prize, 2010
    • Funded Participant, Summer Seminar, Skidmore College, 2010
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Term-Time Research Fellowship, 2010
  • Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Summer Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, 2009
  • The Chancellor’s Gold Medal, Arts, Trinity College, University of Toronto, 2006
  • The John A. Jessup Memorial Prize in Philosophy, University of Toronto, 2006
  • The Emperor I Sergio Appolloni Scholarship, University of Toronto, 2006
  • SSHRC Summer Excellence Award, University of Toronto, 2006
  • SSHRC Summer Excellence Award, University of Toronto, 2005

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

  • “Margaret Cavendish: Color in a Material World,” Temple University Japan Lecture Series, Tokyo, April 2018.
  • “I, Human,” Scientia Workshop, UC Irvine, November 2017.
  • ‘Margaret Cavendish: Color in a Material World,’ Conference on Early Modern Women Philosophers, Lehigh University, October 2017.
  • “Margaret Cavendish on Color: Against the Dioptrical Writers” Invited Session on Mind, Matter, and Motion in Early Modern Philosophy, Pacific APA, April 2017.
  • “Malebranche on Thinking in Relation to the Body,” Philosophy Department           Colloquium, University of Rochester, October 2016.
  • Comments on Jacqueline Broad’s “Conway and Charleton on Intimate Presence: or, How the Soul Moves the Body”, New Narratives in Philosophy Conference, Duke University, April 2016.