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Below you'll find an abridged CV. You can view a pdf of the full version here.


Fall 2014 - present
State University of New York at Buffalo
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy

June - Dec 2015
The Australian National University
Research Associate, School of Philosophy


2014 - Ph.D. in Philosophy, Brown University
Dissertation: What to do: Practical reason and the limits of ability
Committee: James Dreier (principal), David Estlund, Nomy Arpaly,
Julia Driver

2007 - B.A. in Philosophy with Honors, Minor in Mathematics
University of Chicago


Human Ability and the Limits of Morality (under contract with Routledge)

Art and Philosophy, co-edited with Christy Mag Uidhir (under contract with Oxford University Press)


(Pre-prints are linked below. See abstracts and official versions at Research.)

"The Amoralist and the Anaesthetic", Pacific Philosophical Quarterly (forthcoming) (Contact me for a pre-print.)

"'Ought Implies Can': Not So Pragmatic After All", Philosophy and Phenomenological Research (forthcoming)

"The Virtue of Subtlety and the Vice of a Heavy Hand", The British Journal of Aesthetics, 2017

"Actions That We Ought, But Can't", Ratio, 2014

Teaching [see also Teaching]

- PHI 107, Introduction to Ethics
- PHI 335, Contemporary Ethical Theory
- PHI 345, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art
- PHI 579, Special Topics in Ethics: Practical Reason
- PHI 579, Special Topics in Ethics: 'Ought' Implies 'Can'
- PHI 489/579, Special Topics in Ethics: Metaethics