Brief CV

Academic Appointments

UC Berkeley, 2016-present

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

Affiliated Faculty, Designated Emphasis in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies

Georgetown University, 2015-2016

Assistant Professor of Philosophy

New York University, 2013-2015

Bersoff Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow


Princeton University, 2008-2013

Ph.D. in Philosophy, 2013

École Normale Supérieure (Paris), 2011-2012

Stanford University

M.A. in Philosophy, conferred 2007

B.A. in Philosophy (with honors and distinction) and coterminal M.A. in Intellectual and Cultural History, conferred 2005

Gunnison Watershed RE1J School District, Gunnison, Colorado

Area of Specialization

Early Modern Philosophy (including Kant)

Areas of Competence

Metaphysics and Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Philosophy of Mathematics, Ancient Philosophy

Research Languages:

French, German, Latin, Early Modern Dutch, Italian

Recent Fellowships and Awards

External Faculty Fellowship at the Stanford Humanities Center, 2019-2020

Berkeley Humanities Research Fellowship, fall 2019

Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Fellowship, 2019-2020 (declined)

NEH Summer Institute ("Philosophy from 1300-1700"), 2015

Mrs. Giles Whiting Honorific Fellowship, 2012-2013

ENS-Princeton Fellowship, 2011-2012

Bayard Henry, Class of 1876, Prize Fellowship, 2009-2010

Perkins Prize, Princeton Philosophy Department, 2008

Princeton University Travel Grant (5x)

Other Work Experience:

Law Clerk, criminal defense firm in Palo Alto, 2007-2008

Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist, Janet Pomeroy Center, 2005-2006

Research Assistant, Stanford Center for Conservation Biology, 2001-2004

TA and RA, EPGY Summer Institute, summer 2003

Research Assistant, Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory, summer 2001