I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and 2017-20 Rice Family Fellow in Bioethics and the Humanities at The Hastings Center. I am also currently the co-director of a 2-year NEH Public Humanities grant project: The Art of Flourishing: Conversations on Disability and Technology.

At the broadest level, my work investigates the relationship between bodies, values, and society. I am especially concerned with the meaning of disability and the issue of ableism, and how philosophical inquiry into each might improve the lives of people with disabilities and the justness of institutions ranging from medici…

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