CV


Curriculum Vitae

Jonathan Y. Tsou

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
Iowa State University
402 Catt Hall
Ames, IA, 50011-1306


Areas of Specialization: Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Psychiatry, Philosophy of Mind/ Cognitive Science, History of Analytic Philosophy
Areas of Competence: Philosophy of the Social Sciences, Philosophy of Biology, Philosophy of Technology

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Chicago, Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science, 2001-2008 (degree conferred June 2008)
    Dissertation: "The Reality and Classification of Mental Disorders" (Advisors: William C. Wimsatt, Robert J. Richards, and Ian Hacking)
  • M.A., University of Western Ontario, Philosophy, 2000-2001 (degree conferred October 2001)
  • B.A. (First Class Honors), Simon Fraser University, Philosophy Major, Psychology Honors,  1993-2000 (degree conferred October 2000)

      Coursework


Academic Employment
  • Associate Professor of Philosophy (awarded early tenure), Iowa State University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, 2014-present.
  • Assistant Professor of Philosophy (tenure-track), Iowa State University, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, 2009-2014.
  • SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia, Department of Philosophy, 2008-2009.

Publications

    Edited Book

  • Padovani, F., Richardson, A., and Tsou, J. Y. (eds.) (2015). Objectivity in Science: New Perspectives from Science and Technology Studies. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol. 310. Cham: Springer. (Link)

  • Journal Articles

  • Tsou, J. Y. (2016). "Natural Kinds, Psychiatric Classification and the History of the DSM." History of Psychiatry, 27 (4): 406-424. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2013). "Depression and Suicide are Natural Kinds: Implications for Physician-Assisted Suicide." International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 36 (5-6): 461-70. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2012). "Intervention, Causal Reasoning, and the Neurobiology of Mental Disorders: Pharmacological Drugs as Experimental Instruments." Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 43 (2): 542-551. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2011). "The Importance of History for Philosophy of Psychiatry: The Case of the DSM and Psychiatric Classification." Journal of the Philosophy of History, 5 (3): 446-470. (PDF)
  • Tsou. J. Y. (2010). "Putnam's Account of Apriority and Scientific Change: Its Historical and Contemporary Interest." Synthese, 176 (3): 429-445. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2007). "Hacking on the Looping Effects of Psychiatric Classifications: What Is an Interactive and Indifferent Kind?" International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 21 (3): 329-344. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2006). "Genetic Epistemology and Piaget's Philosophy of Science: Piaget vs. Kuhn on Scientific Progress." Theory & Psychology, 16 (2): 203-224. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2003). "The Justification of Concepts in Carnap's Aufbau." Philosophy of Science, 70 (4): 671-689. [Winner of the 2003 PSA Graduate Student Essay Award] (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2003). "A Role for Reason in Science." Critical Notice of Michael Friedman, Dynamics of Reason (Stanford: CSLI Publications, 2001). Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 42 (3): 573-598. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2003). "Reconsidering Feyerabend's 'Anarchism'." Perspectives on Science, 11 (2): 208-235. (PDF)
  • Alexander, B. K., and Tsou, J. Y. (2001). "Prospects for Stimulant Maintenance in Vancouver, Canada." Addiction Research & Theory, 9 (2): 97-132. (PDF)

    Book Chapters

  • Tsou, J. Y. (2017). "Pharmacological Interventions and the Neurobiology of Mental Disorders." In Ioan Opris and Manuel F. Casanova (eds.), The Physics of the Mind and Brain Disorders: Integrated Neural Circuits Supporting the Emergence of Mind (pp. 613-628). Springer Series in Cognitive and Neural Systems, vol. 11. Cham: Springer. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2015). "Reconsidering the Carnap-Kuhn Connection." In William J. Devlin and Alisa Bokulich (eds.), Kuhn's Structure of Scientific Revolutions - 50 Years On (pp. 51-69). Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol. 311. Cham: Springer. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y., Richardson, A., and Padovani, F. (2015). "Introduction: Objectivity in Science." In Flavia Padovani, Alan Richardson, and Jonathan Y. Tsou (eds.), Objectivity in Science: New Perspectives from Science and Technology Studies. Boston Studies in the Philosophy and History of Science, vol. 310 (pp. 1-15). Cham: Springer. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2015). "DSM-5 and Psychiatry's Second Revolution: Descriptive vs. Theoretical Approaches to Psychiatric Classification." In Steeves Demazeux and Patrick Singy (eds.), The DSM-5 in Perspective: Philosophical Reflections on the Psychiatric Babel (pp. 43-62). Dordrecht: Springer. (PDF)
  • Tsou, J. Y. (2013). "Origins of the Qualitative Aspects of Consciousness: Evolutionary Answers to Chalmers' Hard Problem." In Liz Swan (ed.), Origins of Mind (pp. 259-269). Dordrecht: Springer. (PDF)

  • Discussion Note

  • Tsou, J. Y. (2012). "Distinguishing Non-Conceptual Content from Non-Syntactic Propositions: Comment on Fuller." Southwest Philosophy Review, 28 (2): 53-57. (PDF)

    Book Reviews

  • (2017). "The Social Construction of Real Human Kinds." Review of Ron Mallon, The Construction of Human Kinds (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Metascience, 26 (3): 467-470. (PDF)
  • (2010). Review of Rachel Cooper, Classifying Madness: A Philosophical Examination of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Dordrecht: Springer, 2005). British Journal for the Philosophy of Science, 61 (2): 453:457. (PDF)
  • (2009). Review of Lennart Nordenfelt, Rationality and Compulsion: Applying Action Theory to Psychiatry (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007). Journal of Applied Philosophy, 26 (4): 415-418. (PDF)
  • (2009). "Defining Mental Disorder." Review of Derek Bolton, What is Mental Disorder? An Essay in Philosophy, Science, and Values (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008). Metascience, 18 (2): 251-255. (PDF)
  • (2008). Review of Dominic Murphy, Psychiatry in the Scientific Image (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006). Philosophical Psychology, 21 (1): 133-137. (PDF)
  • (2007). Review of George A. Reisch, How the Cold War Transformed Philosophy of Science: To the Icy Slopes of Logic (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005). British Journal for the History of Science, 40 (1): 153-155. (PDF)
  • (2007). Review of Peter Machamer and Gereon Wolters (eds.), Science, Values, and Objectivity (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2004). Metaphilosophy, 38 (1): 127-133. (PDF)
  • (2006). Review of Paolo Parrini, Wesley C. Salmon, and Merrilee H. Salmon (eds.), Logical Empiricism: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2003). Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, 45 (4): 808-810. (PDF)
  • (2005). Review of Gary L. Hardcastle and Alan W. Richardson (eds.), Logical Empiricism in North America (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003). Philosophy of Science, 72 (4): 634-637. (PDF)
  • (2005). Review of Michael Heidelberger and Friedrich Stadler (eds.), History of Philosophy of Science: New Trends and Perspectives (Dordrecht: Kluwer, 2002). British Journal for the History of Science, 38 (3): 355-356. (PDF)
  • (2005). Review of Steve Awodey and Carsten Klein (eds.), Carnap Brought Home: The View from Jena (Chicago: Open Court, 2004). International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 19 (2): 213-216. (PDF)

Academic Awards and Honors
  • Faculty Professional Development Assignment (FPDA): Awarded by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS), Iowa State University, 2018.
  • Nominated for Early Achievement in Teaching Award, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Iowa State University, 2013-2014.
  • LAS Small Grant: Awarded by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Iowa State University, 2013.
  • Foreign Travel Grant: Awarded by the Faculty Senate Committee on Recognition and Development, Iowa State University, 2011, 2013.
  • CEAH Research Grant: Awarded by the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities, Iowa State University, 2011.
  • NSF/ PSA Travel Grant: Awarded by the Philosophy of Science Association, 2008.
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science and Technology Studies: Awarded by the University of British Columbia, Department of Philosophy, 2008-2009.
  • Franke Institute for the Humanities Doctoral Fellowship: Awarded by the University of Chicago, Division of the Humanities, 2007-2008.
  • Honorarium: Awarded by the Nassau University Medical Center for Psychiatry Grand Rounds Lecture, 2007.
  • Doolittle-Harrison Travel Fellowship: Awarded by the University of Chicago, Office of Graduate Affairs, 2006.
  • Fishbein Fellowship (2 years): Awarded by the University of Chicago, Division of the Humanities, 2005-2007.
  • Humane Studies Fellowship (2 years): Awarded by the Institute for Humane Studies, 2005-2007.
  • 2003 PSA Graduate Student Essay Prize: Awarded by the Philosophy of Science Association for the essay "The Justification of Concepts in Carnap's Aufbau", 2003.
  • SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship (4 years): Awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2001-2005.
  • University of Chicago Unendowed Fellowship (4 years): Awarded by the University of Chicago, Division of the Humanities, 2001-2005. 
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship: Awarded by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities, 2001-2002. (declined)
  • President's Scholarship for Graduate Study: Awarded by the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Graduate Studies, 2000-2001.
  • Golden Key International Honour Society, Simon Fraser University Chapter.
  • Simon Fraser University Honor Roll, Fall 1998, Spring 1998, Spring 2000.
  • Certificate of Distinction: Awarded by SFU Department of Philosophy, highest standing in Leibniz (PHIL 332), Summer 2000.
  • Certificate of Distinction: Awarded by SFU Department of Philosophy, highest standing in Locke & Berkeley (PHIL 353), Spring 2000.
  • Certificate of Distinction: Awarded by SFU Department of Philosophy, highest standing in Philosophy of Science (PHIL 341), Spring 1999.
  • Certificate of Merit: Awarded by SFU Department of Philosophy, second highest standing in Natural Deductive Logic (PHIL 210), Fall 1998.

Papers Presented
  • "Asian and Asian American Philosophers: Issues and Challenges." Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA), Seattle, WA, USA, in the APA Committee Session: "The Current State of Asian and Asian-American Philosophers" (Organized by Jonathan Y. Tsou), April 2017 (invited).
  • "Hempel's Account of Psychiatric Taxonomy: Its Historical and Contemporary Interest." Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry (AAPP), Atlanta, GA, May 2016 (refereed); Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), Brock University (St. Catharines, ON, Canada), May 2014 (refereed).
  • "Cross-Cultural Research, the Naturalness of Mental Disorders, and Culture-Bound Syndromes." Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry (AAPP), Toronto, ON, Canada, May 2015.
  • "DSM-5 and Psychiatry's Second Revolution: Theoretical vs. Descriptive Approaches to Psychiatric Classification." Fourth Biennial Conference of the Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP), University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada), June 2013 (refereed).
  • "Reconsidering the Carnap-Kuhn connection." Third Annual Alumni Conference, Simon Fraser University, Department of Philosophy, March 2013 (invited); Twenty-Third Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA 2012), San Diego, CA, USA, November 2012 (refereed); Ninth Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), University of King's College (Halifax, NS, Canada), June 2012 (refereed).
  • "Intervention, Causal Reasoning, and the Neurobiology of Mental Disorders: Pharmacological Drugs as Experimental Instruments." The Minnesota Center for Philosophy of Science Biological Interest Group (BIG), University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN), September 2011 (invited); Third Biennial Conference of the Society of Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP), University of Exeter (Exeter, UK), in the Symposium: "Philosophy of Psychiatry in Practice: Steps towards an Adequate Theory of Psychiatric Classification" (Organized by Lara Kutschenko and Kathryn Tabb), June 2011 (refereed).
  • "Psychiatric Classifications, Looping Effects, and Stable Targets: Are Any Mental Disorders Natural Kinds?" Thirteenth Annual Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable, École Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), March 2011 (refereed); Twenty-First Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA 2008), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, November 2008 (refereed); Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada), June 2008 (refereed).
  • "Why Depression is Not a Disease." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), Concordia University (Montreal, QC, Canada), May 2010 (refereed).
  • "DSM and the Exclusion of Etiology: An Argument for a Causal System of Psychiatric Classification." Science and Society Speaker's Series, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC, Canada), January 2009 (invited).
  • "Critical Psychiatry in the 21st Century: Szasz, Laing, and Scheff Revisited." Psychiatry Grand Rounds Lecture, Nassau University Medical Center (East Meadow, NY), Department of Psychiatry & Psychology, February 2007 (invited).
  • "Putnam's Account of Apriority and Scientific Change: Its Historical and Contemporary Interest." Sixth Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), École Normale Supérieure (Paris, France), June 2006 (refereed); Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), University of Western Ontario (London, ON, Canada), May 2005 (refereed).
  • "Hacking on the Looping Effects of Psychiatric Categories: What is an Interactive and Indifferent Kind?" Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), York University (Toronto, ON, Canada), May 2006 (refereed).
  • "Quine on Naturalism, Ontology, and Analyticity: Some Critical Remarks." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA ), University of Western Ontario (London, ON, Canada), in the Symposium: "Reconsidering Philosophical Naturalism" (Organized by Dan McArthur), May 2005 (refereed).
  • "Some Critical Remarks on Derrida's Analysis of Foucault's Histoire de la folie and Freud." History of Human Sciences Workshop, University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA), October 2004 (invited).
  • "Reexamining the Roots of the Naturalist Turn in Philosophy of Science: An Argument Against 'Epistemology Naturalized'." Fifth Congress of the International Society for the History of Philosophy of Science (HOPOS), University of San Francisco (San Francisco, CA, USA), June 2004 (refereed).
  • "Genetic Epistemology and Piaget's Philosophy of Science." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MN, Canada), May 2004 (refereed).
  • "Values and Explanation in Psychology: The Case of 'Mental Illness'." Sixth Annual St. Louis Philosophy of Social Science Roundtable, Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO, USA), Department of Philosophy, March 2004 (refereed); Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), Dalhousie University (Halifax, NS, Canada), May 2003 (refereed).
  • "Reconsidering the Conventionalist 'Explanation' of Analyticity: Did Quine Really Kill Carnap?" History and Philosophy of Science Workshop, University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA), April 2003 (invited).
  • "The Justification of Concepts in Carnap's Aufbau." Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS), University of Toronto (Toronto, ON, Canada), May 2002 (refereed); Graduate Conference in Epistemology, University of Rochester (Rochester, NY, USA), Department of Philosophy, November 2001 (refereed).
  • "On the Problem of Free-Will: One Dogma of Psychology." Theory & Methods Seminar, Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, BC, Canada), Department of Psychology, February 2000 (invited).

Commentaries
  • Eleanor Gilmore-Szott, "Explanation for Informed Consent in Psychiatric Care." Reductionism and Integration, Bioethics and Behavior: A Conference Celebrating the Career of Kenneth F. Schaffner, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, USA), September 2016.
  • Şerife Tekin, "Operationalizing the Self in Scientific Psychiatry: Perils and Promises." Early Career Scholars Conference in Philosophy of Psychiatry: Overcoming Mind-Brain Dualism in 21st Century Medicine, Center for Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA, USA), November 2014.
  • Timothy Fuller, "Non-Conceptual Content: The Richness Argument and Early Visual Processing," 73rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Philosophical Society (SWPS), Austin, TX, November 2011.
  • Jeff Kochan, "Rouse on Science and Realism," Annual Meeting of the Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA), Concordia University, May 2010.
  • Paul Hoyningen-Huene, "Systematicity: The Nature of Science," History & Philosophy of Science Workshop, University of Chicago, October 2006.
  • Deborah Coen, "A Lens of Many Facets: Science Through a Family's Eyes," History of Human Sciences Workshop, University of Chicago, March 2006.
  • Harold Mah, "Wild Analysis: Freud's Interpretation of Dreams, Liberal Crisis, and Historical Method," History of Human Sciences Workshop, University of Chicago, October 2005.
  • Jamie Cohen-Cole, "Post World War II Social Science and the Values of Interdisciplinarity," History of Human Sciences Workshop, University of Chicago, March 2005.
  • William Sterner, "An Exegesis of Aristotle's Use of a Definitory Dialectic of the Four Causes in the First Five Chapters of the Poetics," History of Human Sciences Workshop, University of Chicago, April 2004.
  • Robert Perlman, "The Evolution of Social Behavior: A Biblical View," History of Human Sciences Workshop, University of Chicago, March 2002.
  • Michael Friedman, Dynamics of Reason, Guest lecture sponsored by the Committee on Conceptual & Historical Studies of Science and the Fishbein Center, University of Chicago, March 2002.

Teaching Experience
    Instructor

  • Philosophy of Psychology and Psychiatry (PHIL 389), Iowa State University, Fall 2017.
  • Philosophy of Technology (PHIL 343), Iowa State University, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014. (Syllabus)
  • Introduction to Philosophy (PHIL 201), Iowa State University, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014. (Syllabus)
  • Philosophy of Science (PHIL 380), Iowa State University, Fall 2011, Fall 2014. (Syllabus
  • Introduction to History and Philosophy of Science (PHIL 360A, HIST 393), University of British Columbia, Spring 2009. (Syllabus)
  • Philosophy of Mind (PHIL 343), Simon Fraser University, Spring 2009. (Syllabus)
  • Philosophy of Mind (PHIL 451A), University of British Columbia, Winter 2008. (Syllabus)
  • Issues in the Philosophy of Psychiatry & Clinical Psychology (HIPS 29403), University of Chicago, Fall 2004. (Syllabus)

  • Graduate Supervisor

  • PhD Thesis, Committee Member, University of California Santa Cruz, Department of Philosophy (Student: Lourdes Ortiz), 2016-2017.
  • MA Thesis Committee Member, Iowa State University, Department of English, Program in Rhetoric, Composition, and Professional Communication (Student: Mary Speckhard), 2012-2013.

  • Undergraduate Supervisor


  • Independent Study: Philosophy of Cognitive Science (PHIL 490), Iowa State University (Student: Mirinda James), Spring 2017. (co-supervised with Stephen Biggs)
  • Independent Study: Pragmatism (PHIL 490), Iowa State University (Student: Matthew Maxwell), Spring 2015.
  • BA Thesis (HIPS 29900), University of Chicago (Student: Roshan Ahmed), Spring 2008. (co-supervised with Rachel Ponce)
  • BA Thesis (HIPS 29900), University of Chicago (Student: Kathryn Tabb), Spring 2006.
  • Reading & Research Course: Pragmatism & Philosophy of Science (HIPS 29700), University of Chicago (Students: Julia Hyland Bruno & Kathryn Tabb), Spring 2005. (Readings)
  • BA Thesis (HIPS 29900), University of Chicago (Student: Jesson Yeh), Spring 2004.
  • Reading & Research Course: Science & Religion (HIPS 29700), University of Chicago (Student: Jesson Yeh), Winter 2004.

    Teaching Assistant

  • Darwin's Origin of Species (CHSS 38400, HIPS 28400, HIST 25300/ 35303, PHIL 28500/ 38500), University of Chicago (Instructor: Robert Richards), Fall 2005.
  • Genetics in an Evolutionary Perspective (PHIL 32201, BIOS 29288, CHSS 34201, HIPS 24101), University of Chicago (Instructor: William Wimsatt), Spring 2004.
  • History & Philosophy of Psychology (CHSS 36900, HIPS 26901, HIST 25302/ 35302, PHIL 22810/ 32810), University of Chicago (Instructor: Robert Richards), Winter 2004.
  • Science, Culture, & Society I: Ancient Greece (HIPS 17300, HIST 17300), University of Chicago (Instructor: Robert Richards), Fall 2003, Fall 2006.
  • Science, Culture, & Society II: The Scientific Revolution (HIPS 17400, HIST 17400), University of Chicago (Instructor: Noel Swerdlow), Winter 2007.
  • Reasoning & Critical Thinking: Introduction to Logic (PHIL 021), University of Western Ontario, Department of Philosophy (Instructor: John Thorp), Fall 2000, Winter 2001.

      (HIPS = Undergraduate program in History & Philosophy of Science)


Languages
  • French (Reading)

Service at Iowa State University

        College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS)
  • Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Representative Assembly, 2016-2017.
  • Vice-Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Representative Assembly, 2015-2016.
  • Executive Committee Member, Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Representative Assembly, 2015-2017.
  • Member, Liberal Arts and Sciences Faculty Representative Assembly, 2011-2017.
          Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Chair: Recruitment and Retention Committee, 2017-present.
  • Chair: Lecturer Review Committee (Cullen Padgett Walsh), 2016-2017.
  • Chair: Tenure Review Committee (David Marshall Miller), 2016-2017.
  • Member: Tenure Review Committee (Stephen Biggs), 2015-2016.
  • Member: Tenure Review Committee (Travis Chilcott), 2015-2016.
  • Chair: Preliminary Review Committee (David Marshall Miller), 2014-2015.
  • Member: Preliminary Review Committee (Elanor Taylor), 2014-2015.
  • Continuous Improvement Plan Reporter for Philosophy of Technology (PHIL 343), 2014-present.
  • Member: Lecturer Review Committee (Cullen Padgett Walsh), 2013-2014.
  • Member: Socrates Prize Committee, 2011-2014.
  • Member: Budget Committee, 2011-2016.
  • Member: Lecturer Review Committee (Cullen Padgett Walsh), 2010-2011.
  • Faculty-Student Relations Committee, 2010-2011.
  • Speaker Series Committee, 2010-2011.
          Other University Service
  • Faculty Advisor for ISU Student Organization: Woman's Alliance for Cybersecurity, 2017-present.
  • Participation in the ABET Accreditation of the Department of Computer Science, Reporter for Philosophy of Technology (PHIL 343) class, 2015-2016.
  • Participation in the ABET Accreditation of the Department of Computer Science, Reporter for Philosophy of Technology (PHIL 343) class, 2009-2010.

Service to the Profession
  • Member of the Executive Committee for the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry (AAPP), 2018-present.
  • Member of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA) Archive Committee, 2018-present.
  • Member of the American Philosophical Association (APA) Committee on Asian and Asian-American Philosophers and Philosophies, 2014-2017.
  • Faculty Mentor: Minorities and Philosophy (MAP), 2013-2014.
  • Member of Organizing Committee: HOPOS conference, post-Kant program committee, Minneapolis, MN, 2016.
  • Member of Organizing Committee: Objectivity in Science Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, 2010.
  • Member of Organizing Committee: MEPHISTOS Conference, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2006.
  • Panel Organizer: "The Current State of Asian and Asian-American Philosophers," APA Committee Session (APA Committee on Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies), Seattle, WA, 2017.
  • Panel Organizer: "Government Spying, Threats to Privacy and Your Rights Online," Iowa State University, Sponsored by the Digital Freedom Student Organization, April, 2014.
  • Referee (journals): Philosophy of ScienceBritish Journal for the Philosophy of Science, Synthese, Erkenntnis, Philosophy Psychiatry & Psychology, International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, Perspectives on SciencePhilosophical Psychology.
  • Referee (other): Canadian Philosophical Association Meeting (CPA 2010), National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Proposal.

Current as of January 2018