I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Oklahoma State University. My general philosophical interests are in philosophy of mind, philosophical psychology, and philosophy of science. The principal goal of my research is to construct a philosophically and empirically plausible account of social cognition. I also have research interests in theories of imagination and pretense, and action theory.
This summer, I will take up a fellowship in Philosophy of Cognition at the Center for Mind, Brain and Cognitive Evolution at Ruhr Bochum University.
I will give a talk at Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf in May 2014.
In July 2014, I will be a keynote speaker at the Instituting Minds conference in London, sponsored by TESIS, a Marie Curie ITN Program. I will present a new paper on the methodological role of phenomenology in the study of social cognition, which is titled, "Phenomenology of Social Cognition: Who Cares (and Why)?"
I will present a paper at the the "Many Faces of Intentionality" conference at Ruhr University Bochum in September 2014.
Currently I am working on several papers, including a paper on imagination-based simulation for Amy Kind's forthcoming book, Handbook of Philosophy of Imagination, to be published by Routledge Press.