Curriculum Vitae (as PDF)

Employment

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Rhode Island College (2017- )
  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, UNC Chapel Hill
    Core Faculty Member in the Joint UNC/Duke Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (2016-17)

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy, UC San Diego (2015)
  • MA, Philosophy, UC San Diego (2013)
  • BA, Philosophy (minor in government), magna cum laude, Claremont McKenna College (2008)

Areas of Specialization

  • Political philosophy
  • Ethics

Areas of Competence

  • Feminist philosophy
  • Philosophy of law
  • History of ethics and political philosophy

Research

  • "Effective Altruism: How Big Should the Tent Be?", Public Affairs Quarterly (forthcoming)
  • "Ideal Theory and 'Ought Implies Can,'" Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (forthcoming)
  • "Abortion and Miscarriage," Philosophical Studies (2017)
    • Reprinted in Exploring Moral Problems: An Introductory Anthology, eds. S. Cahn and A. Forcehimes (Oxford: Oxford University, 2017)

Selected Fellowships, Awards, and Grants

  • American Fellowship, American Association of University Women (2014-15)
  • Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, United States Department of Education (2009-13)
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Leader, UCSD Graduate Student Association (2015)
  • Faculty Research Group grant, UCSD Center for the Humanities (2011-12)

Selected Presentations

Invited

  • “How and Why to Be Well-Rounded” (keynote address)
    • Rhode Island Philosophical Society, October 2018
  • “Bright Lines in Juvenile Justice”
    • Bled Conference on Ethics, Bled, Slovenia, June 2018
  • “Ideal Theory and ‘Ought Implies Can’"
    • Claremont McKenna College, November 2015

Refereed

  • “Is There a Duty to Read the News?” (with Brookes Brown)
    • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 2018
  •  “Bright Lines in Juvenile Justice”
    •  Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2018
    • PPE Society Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2017
    • North Carolina Philosophical Society, Wilmington, North Carolina, February 2017
    • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 2016    
  • “Effective Altruism: How Big Is the Tent?”
    • PPE Society Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 2018
  • “Duties of Beneficence: Individual Not Collective”
    • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 2017             
  • “Beneficence and Partial Compliance”
    • The Ethics of Giving, University of St. Andrews, May 2017
    • MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, University of Manchester, September 2015
    • Giving for Global Poverty Relief: Ethical and Empirical Dimensions, Stanford University, April 2015
  • “A Summer Program for Women in Philosophy: One Method for Plugging the Leaky Pipeline” (with Kathryn Joyce)
    • Why Are There So Few Women in Philosophy, and (Why) Does It Matter?, Stockholm University, April 2015
  • “Ideal Theory and ‘Ought Implies Can’”      
    • American Philosophical Association – Pacific Division, April 2015          
    • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, University of Colorado, Boulder, August 2014
    • Ideals and Reality in Social Ethics 2014, University of South Wales, April 2014
  • “Flourishing and Autonomy”
    • MANCEPT Workshops in Political Theory, University of Manchester, September 2012