I am an Assistant Professor in philosophy at UNC-Wilmington. Previously, I was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Rollins College and a Visiting Lecturer at Duke. received my Ph.D. in philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016. I received my MA in 2012. In 2010, I completed my undergraduate work at the University of Virginia where I studied physics and economics. My research intersects with metaphysics, philosophy of science, philosophy of mind, epistemology, and philosophy of language. Please visit my homepage at www.robertsmithsonphilosophy.com.