RESEARCH Philosophy of Law, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Gender
EMPLOYMENT University of Arkansas (August 2019 - present) Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy
EDUCATION Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Washington (August 2019) M.A., Philosophy, University of Washington (June 2017) M.A., Philosophy, University of Arkansas (May 2014) B.A., Philosophy, Cedarville University (May 2011)
PUBLICATIONS JOURNAL ARTICLES
"Sanctuary Cities and Non-Refoulement," Ethical Theory and Moral Practice (with Michael Blake)
"Queering Philosophy of Religion," European Journal of Philosophy of Religion (forthcoming special issue).
"Why It's Wrong to Stand Your Ground," Philosophy in the Contemporary World 24.1 (2018): 40-50.
"Against Self-Defense," Social Theory and Practice 43.3 (2017): 613-635.
"Animals and Causal Impotence: A Deontological View," Between the Species 19.1 (2016): 32-51.
"The Shape of Trans Afterlife Justice," in Voices from the Edge: Centering Marginalized Voices in Analytic Theology, eds. Michael Rea and Michelle Panchuk (forthcoming with Oxford University Press).
"Animal Gods," in The Lost Sheep in Philosophy of Religion: New Perspectives on Disability, Gender, Race, and Animals, eds. Blake Hereth and Kevin Timpe (Routledge, 2019).
"Queer Issues and Pacifism," in The Routledge Handbook of Pacifism and Nonviolence, ed. Andrew Fiala (Routledge, 2018).
"Two Arguments for Animal Immortality," in Heaven and Philosophy, ed. Simon Cushing (Lexington Books, 2018).
"In Defense of Animal Universalism," in Paradise Understood: New Philosophical Essays About Heaven, eds. Eric J. Silverman and T. Ryan Byerly (Oxford University Press, 2017). Coauthored with Shawn Graves and Tyler M. John.
The Lost Sheep in Philosophy of Religion: New Perspectives on Disability, Gender, Race, and Animals (Routledge, 2019). Coedited with Kevin Timpe.
American Philosophical Association's Frank Chapman Sharp Prize (2019). Awarded for the best essay on the ethics of war and peace. Prior awardees include Jeff McMahan, Seth Lazar, and David Rodin.
Graduate Teaching Award, Department of Philosophy, University of Washington (2019).
Michael Blake, Professor of Philosophy, Public Policy and Governance (University of Washington)
Stephen M. Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy and Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment (University of Washington)
Saba Bazargan-Forward, Associate Professor of Philosophy (University of California, San Diego)
Thomas Senor, Professor of Philosophy (University of Arkansas)