I am an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at McMaster University, where I hold a Canada Research Chair (Tier I). I came to McMaster from Cal State Long Beach. I've been a Fulbright Scholar (at the University of Sheffield in 2016 -2017) and a Mellon Fellow (at Cornell in 2008-2009), and before that I held a postdoc at the University of Toronto. My PhD comes from the Philosophy Department at Indiana University, Bloomington, though I also spent lots of time in Indiana's History and Philosophy of Science Department.

My research focuses on the history of the philosophy of science. I am particularly interested in the rise of empiri…

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