Department of Philosophy
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I am currently a Postdoctoral Fellow at Dalhousie University, cross-listed in the Department of Philosophy and the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. I recently completed my Ph.D. in philosophy at Harvard University. My primary research area is the philosophy of biology, with a particular focus on evolutionary biology. You can view my C.V. here.
"The Modern Synthesis in the Light of Microbial Genomics." (Co-authored with Ford Doolittle and Carlos Mariscal.) Forthcoming in Annual Review of Microbiology.
"Reply to Lane and Martin: Being and Becoming Eukaryotes." (Co-authored with Ford Doolittle). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2015. Epub ahead of print.
"Eukaryogenesis, How Special Really?" (Co-authored with Ford Doolittle). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2015. Epub ahead of print.
“Populations and Individuals in Heterokaryotic Fungi: A Multilevel Perspective.” Philosophy of Science 81 (2014): 612–32.
“Symbiosis, Selection, and Individuality.” Biology & Philosophy 29 (2014): 657–73.
WORK IN PROGRESS
Review of Philosophy of Microbiology, by Maureen O’Malley. For publication in Biology & Philosophy.
"The Evolution of Symbiotic Integration in Prokaryotes." (Co-authored with Tom Williams.) (Draft title).
“Holobionts and their Evolution.” (Co-authored with Derek Skillings.) (Draft title.)
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