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Professional Experience:
Summer 2019     Hamilton College, Hamilton College Summer Program in Philosophy (See Honors and Awards)
2018 - Current     Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Marquette University
2016-2018            Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy, St. Norbert College


University of South Florida

Ph.D., Philosophy (2016)
            Dissertation: Stoicism in Descartes, Pascal, and Spinoza: Examining Neostoicism’s Influence in the Seventeenth Century
            Committee: Roger Ariew (supervisor), Daniel Garber, Colin Heydt, Douglas Jesseph, Thomas Williams

Areas of Specialization: Early Modern Philosophy, Ethics, History of Ethics
Areas of Competence: Philosophy of Religion, History and Philosophy of Science, Ancient/Hellenistic Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Applied Ethics, Epistemology, Political Philosophy, Existentialism


Awards, Grants, and Recognition:
  • Mary Shepherd: Causation, Perception, and Knowledge of the External World. New York University.  Funded by the Journal of the History of Philosophy (July 2018)
  • American Association of Philosophy Teachers - Teaching & Learning Workshop, IU Bloomington (September 2017)
  • Descartes and Spinoza Workshop, Johns Hopkins University (September 2014)    
  • Princeton-Bucharest Seminars in Early Modern Philosophy (July 2014, July 2015; July 2016)

  • Conference Organizing Grant (2017); Killeen Chair of Theology and Philosophy, St. Norbert College
  • Jan Wojcik Memorial Prize (2016); the Journal of the History of Philosophy
  • Organizational Travel Grant (2013; 2016); University of South Florida
  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship (2011-2016); University of South Florida

  • Summer Program in Philosophy, Hamilton College (2019)
    • Selected from a competitive pool to design & teach pedagogically innovative course
  • Faculty Development Grants, St. Norbert College (F. 2016, F. 2017)
  • Provost’s Award for Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Associate, University of South Florida (2013)
    • One of two awards in the School of Humanities and Arts