2009-present:  Department of Philosophy, Graduate Center, City University of New York.

2009:  Department of Philosophy, San Francisco State University. M.A. in Philosophy. Master’s Thesis: “Reason as Remedy in Spinoza’s Ethics.” Committee: Professor Alice Sowaal (Chair), Professor Ásta Sveindóttir.

1994:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  B.A. in Psychology and English Literature, awarded with distinction.



2013-2014:  Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Fellow, Hunter College, City University of New York; working with the Thomas Hunter Honors Program, Department of Political Science

2012-2013:  Fellow, Mellon Sawyer Seminar on “Democratic Citizenship and the Recognition of Cultural Difference,” Graduate Center, City University of New York

2009-2014:  Enhanced Chancellor Fellowship, Graduate Center, City University of New York.

2009:  Distinguished Achievement Award for Academic Excellence, The College of Humanities, San Francisco State University.

1992:  Phi Beta Kappa,  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.



Graduate Center (CUNY):  Cosmopolitanism, Justice & Democracy; Rawls; Philosophical Foundations of Democracy; International Ethics; Philosophy of Human Rights; Kant’s Ethics; Aristotle and Contemporary Virtue Ethics; Feminist and Post-Colonial Epistemologies; Continental Epistemologies; Rawls; Nietzsche; Discourse Ethics.

San Francisco State University:  Justice for All?; Social Ontology; Early Modern Philosophy; Heidegger’s Being and Time; Foucault’s Ethics; Philosophy of Language; Independent Study with Ásta Sveindóttir on Gender and Gilles Deleuze; Independent Study with Alice Sowaal on Leibniz;  Logic.