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I am an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University at Buffalo, SUNY (a.k.a. SUNY Buffalo). My primary areas of interest are ethics, metaethics, and aesthetics.

My current research concerns the 'ought implies can' principle, practical reasoning, and moral and aesthetic normativity. I am also interested in aesthetic subtlety and high and low art. For more, click over to Research.

You can find me elsewhere on the web as chief editor, frequent interviewer, and regular writer for the aesthetics and philosophy of art blog Aesthetics for Birds. See, for example, my posts on high and low art and the importance of cosplay.

I also wrote a guest post for Philosopher on multiracial identity and the different things it means to be a person of color. And I have been interviewed for the APA Blog.

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