I am a faculty member in the Department of Philosophy at Florida State University. Though my focus is on exceptional teaching, I have a number of research interests that inform the courses I develop and/or teach. My research pursues intersections between the philosophy of cognitive science and applied ethics, most especially regarding nonhuman animals and neurodivergent persons. Additionally, I am interested in the metaphysics of death.

I have previously taught at University of North Florida, York University (Toronto), University of Memphis, Christian Brothers University, and Arkansas State University Mid-South. I was also a visiting resear…

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