Curriculum Vitae

 

Philosophy Department

McGill University

855 Sherbrooke St. West

Montreal, QC, Canada

H3A 2T7

AOS:

Indigenous Philosophy

Philosophy of Disability

Philosophy of Sex and Love

Philosophy of Mind

Neurophilosophy

Neuroethics

Ethics (Bioethics)

Epistemology

AOC:

Philosophy of Language

Philosophy of Religion

Education

Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy, McGill University, 2013

M.A. in Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2013

B.A. (honors – first class) in Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2011

Academic Achievements and Awards

  • Graduate Excellence Award, McGill University, September 1, 2016
  • Graduate Excellence Award, McGill University, September 1, 2015
  • Graduate Excellence Award, McGill University, September 1, 2014
  • Philosophy Graduate Award, September 1, 2014
  • Dow Hickson Scholarship, September 1, 2013 – March 2014
  • Graduate Excellence Award in Philosophy, September 1, 2013
  • MacDonald Philosophy Award, September 1, 2013
  • Alberta Graduate Student Scholarship, March, 2013
  • Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, September May 2012 – April 2013
  • Queen Elizabeth II Scholarship, September 2011 – April 2012
  • First Class Honors, Department of Philosophy, University of Calgary, 2011

Publications

  • Extended Minds, Extended Agents? Cognitive Disability and Agency in a Social World, Journal of Cognition and Neuroethics. (forthcoming, 2019)

Academic Experience

  • Lecturer, McGill University, winter 2019: Indigenous Education (EDEC-233).
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, winter 2018: Ethical Theory. (Prof. Sarah Stroud)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2017: Biomedical Ethics. (Prof. Iwao Hirose)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, winter 2017: Contemporary Moral Issues. (Prof. Kristin Voigt)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2016: Biomedical Ethics. (Prof. Iwao Hirose)
  • Lecturer, McGill University, summer 2016: Introduction to Deductive Logic.
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, winter 2016: Contemporary Moral Issues. (Prof. Dominic Martin)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2015: Introduction to Deductive Logic. (Prof. Michael Hallett)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, winter 2015: Contemporary Moral Issues. (Prof. Kristin Voigt)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2014: Biomedical Ethics. (Prof. Iwao Hirose)
  • Teaching Assistant, McGill University, fall 2013: Introduction to Moral Philosophy 1. (Prof. Sarah Stroud)
  • Teaching Assistant, University of Calgary, winter 2011 – 2012: Morality, Virtue and Society. (Prof Ann Levey)
  • Research, Masters Thesis, University of Calgary, fall 2011 – fall 2013.

Advisor: Professor Walter Glannon

Project: Broadening the Boundaries of Agency: Cognitive Disability, Agency, and Autonomy

  • Research, Honours Thesis, University of Calgary, fall 2009 – winter 2011

Advisor: Professor Elizabeth Brake

Project: On Disability and the Body: Bringing the Body Back into Social Models of Disabilities

Graduate Coursework

  • McGill University; Seminar: Philosophy of Law (Hate Speech), (Professor Natalie Stoljar)
  • McGill University; Seminar: Ethics (Egalitarianism), fall 2014 (Professor Iwao Hirose)
  • McGill University; Seminar: 18th Century Philosophy (Kant’s Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals), fall 2014 (Professor Alison Laywin)
  • McGill University; Guided Research in Ancient Philosophy (Reason and Desire in Aristotle, Stoicism, and Epicureanism), winter 2014 (Professor Gaelle Fiasse)
  • McGill University; Seminar in Political Theory, winter 2014 (Professor Greg Mikkelson)
  • McGill University; Seminar in Metaphysics, winter 2014 (Professor David Davies)
  • McGill University; Seminar in Epistemology, fall 2013 (Professor Michael Blome-Tillman)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Philosophy of Mind: Consciousness, fall 2012 (Professor Walter Glannon)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Philosophy of Science: Natural Kinds and Scientific Classification, winter 2012 (Professor Marc Ereshefsky)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in the History of Philosophy: Nietzsche’s Critique of Morality, University of Calgary, fall 2011 (Professor Mark Migotti)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Social and Political Philosophy: Feminist Political Thought, winter 2012 (Professor Ann Levey)
  • University of Calgary; Topics in Ethics: Failure in Moral Philosophy, fall 2011 (Professor David G. Dick)

Professional Academic Presentations

Paper Presentations and Guest Lectures Given:

  • A Reply to Dennis Papadopoulos’ Theory of Love, Canadian Philosophical Association Annual Conference, 2018.
  • Rethinking care, intimacy, and Sexual Citizenship With Disability in Mind, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, March 2016.
  • Indigenous Experiences in the Academy, Resurgence, Reconciliation, & Revitalization Conference, McGill University, March 19, 2016.
  • Cognitive Science – Neuroscience Academic Day, Panel at McGill University, March 13, 2016.
  • What can philosophers of love learn from trauma? Prolegomena to future theories of romantic love, McGill Workshop Series, March 11, 2016.
  • Thinking About Sex, Body, and Pleasure With Disability in Mind, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division Meeting, April 2015.
  • Extended Mind, Extended Agents? On Cognitive Disability, Agency, and Extended Mind Theories, McGill Workshop Series, April 25, 2014.
  • Sex Laws and Outlaws: Disability, Sex Work, and Enhancing the Citizenship of Sexual Outlaws, 3rd Global Conference of Sex and the State, October 17, 2014.
  • Disability, Sexual Oppression, and Sexual Work, Desiree Alliance Annual Conference, July, 2013.
  • Ableism and the Schooling of Bodies, Canadian Society for Women in Philosophy, October, 2012.
  • Thinking about Disability, Guest Lecture for Sociology 365, University of Calgary, 2009.
  • Subject Sensitive Invariantism and Evil:  A Pragmatic Reply to the Problem of Evil, Prairie Provinces Undergraduate Philosophy Association Conference, 2007.

Services

  • During my time at McGill I was a member of the Provost’s Task Force on Indigenous Studies and Indigenous Education.
  • I regularly tutor Indigenous students from the First People’s House at McGill from 2013 to the present.

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Philosophical Association
  • Canadian Bioethics Society
  • Society for Philosophy of Disability
  • The Society for the Philosophy of Sex and Love
  • The International Neuroethics Society