I teach philosophy at Mount Holyoke College. I work mainly in ethics, philosophy of mind, and some parts of philosophy of law.
I completed my PhD in philosophy at MIT. I was an undergraduate at the University of Pittsburgh.
My CV is here.
Office: Skinner 213A
Office Phone: (413) 538-2725
Current and Upcoming Courses:
Ethics (Mount Holyoke)
Environmental Ethics (Mount Holyoke)
Logical Thought (Mount Holyoke)
Problems of Philosophy (MIT)
Human Nature and Technology (pre-college)
Philosophy of Law (MIT)
Ethics and Politics of Food Choices (MIT)
Philosophy of Mind (pre-college)
Moral Problems and the Good Life (MIT)
Minds and Machines (MIT)
Virtue and Excuse (please email for current draft)
Explains why wrongdoings performed under duress are excused: these wrongdoings are psychologically compatible with virtue in an important sense.
Manifestations of Virtue (please email for current draft)
Argues that virtue theory faces no special pressure to articulate the value of acting from virtue over and beyond the value of merely acting rightly for the right reasons.