I received my Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University at Buffalo in 2021. My past research has included work in experimental philosophy, cognitive science of religion, and ethics, and currently focuses on issues in bioethics, philosophy of medicine, metaphysics and agency, and applied ontology. My dissertation ("Understanding Addiction") focused on addiction, a topic that spans all of these areas. I defended a dispositionalist account of addiction, argued that addiction research should systematically incorporate applied ontology so as to remedy what I call the 'disunification problem' abundant in the literature, and I offered a start towards de…

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