I am a Lecturer in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I have also taught at Cornell University, the University of Missouri, and Emory & Henry College. I earned my Ph.D. in Philosophy from Cornell University back in 2016.

I work on ancient Greek and Roman philosophy. My main project right now examines the physics and metaphysics of the Hellenistic Stoics. The Stoics were physicalists, panentheists, and metaphysical foundationalists. I try to work out exactly how they combined those views. Here's a problem: we don't have any complete, original Stoic treatises. So I also defend a "functionalist" inte…

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