Employment

Bentley University, Assistant Professor, Philosophy

​2019 - present

Harvard University, Postdoctoral Fellow, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics

​2018 - 2019

University of Toronto, Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre for Ethics

​2017 - 2018

Education

Duke University, Ph.D. Philosophy

​2011 - 2017

Simon Fraser University, B.A. Philosophy

​2018 - 2019

Publications

  • "The Fact of Unreasonable Pluralism." (forthcoming) Journal of the American Philosophical Association.​

  • "The need for feasible compromises on conscientious objection: response to Card." (2019) (co-authored with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong) Journal of Medical Ethics. Published Online First: 14 March 2019. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2019-105425

  • "Democratic Theory for a Market Democracy: The Problem of Merriment and Diversion When Regulators and Regulated Meet." (2018) (co-authored with Wayne Norman) Journal of Social Philosophy, special issue on "Market Governance," 49(4): 536-563.

  • "Democracy Isn't That Smart (But We Can Make it Smarter): On Landemore's Democratic Reason." (2017) Episteme 14(2): 161-175.

  • "How to Allow Conscientious Objections in Medicine While Protecting Patient Rights." (2017) (co-authored with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong) Cambridge Quarterly of Medical Ethics 26(1): 121-131.

  • "Empiricism and Normative Ethics: What do the biology and psychology of morality have to do with ethics?" (2014) (co-authored with Owen Flanagan, Stephen Martin, and Gordon Steenbergen) Behaviour, special issue on "Evolved Morality: The Biology and Philosophy of Human Conscience," 151(2-3): 208-228.

Office

Adamian Academic Center 119

Phone

TBD

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