I am a graduate student in the Department of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis. I am primarily interested in metaphysics and ancient and medieval Aristotelianism. Prior to coming to Wash U, I earned an MA from the University of Missouri - St. Louis, and a BS from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri. My MA thesis focused on the ontology of artifacts. I found thinking about artifacts was a great way to think about substances--things I find much more interesting than hammers and chairs. I also like to think about the nature of dispositions, laws of nature, modality, the ultimate constitution of matter, and the history and philosophical merits of Hylomorphism.
Beyond these areas, I'm interested in philosophy generally, but especially social and political philosophy, and value theory, broadly considered. Outside of philosophy, I spent a number of years working in the world of public policy, on both the public and private side of things.
Here is my CV.
Here are some papers.