In my written work, I confront issues pertaining to the nature of the mind by drawing upon and combining philosophical and cognitive-scientific perspectives. I strive to offer clear, precise, and critical explications of aspects of our mental lives that often remain hidden from us.
previously, i was a visiting lecturer in the department of philosophy at boston university (2012-13). i hold a ph.d. in philosophy from boston university (2013) and a b.s. in physics from the university of virginia (2006).
i was the recipient of a fulbright scholarship (2002-6), a leventis foundation scholarship (2009-11), and an earhart foundation fellowship (2012-3). for the 2009-10 academic year, i was a visiting scholar in the department of philosophy at the university of pittsburgh. in 2008, i was a junior visiting fellow at the institut für die wissenschaften vom menschen. for the 2016-17 year, i was a faculty fellow at the Commonwealth center for the humanities and society at the university of louisville. as a fellow, i organized a conference on neglected emotions.
i work on philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of cognitive science and psychology, and phenomenology.