Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

PhD Philosophy, University of Georgia, 2017

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Ethics, University of Georgia, 2015

MA Philosophy, Northern Illinois University, 2006

BA Philosophy, Georgia State University, 2003

SPECIALIZATION

AOS Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Environmental Philosophy

AOC Philosophy of Race, Feminist Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Technology

EMPLOYMENT

Instructor, Philosophy Department, Missouri State University, 2017-— present

Instructor of Record, Philosophy Department, University of Georgia, 2012—2017

Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy Department, College of DuPage, 2011—present

Adjunct Instructor, Philosophy Department, College of Lake County, 2008-2011

Adjunct Professor, Philosophy Department Harper College, 2006—present

PUBLICATIONS

“Of materiality and meaning: the illegality condition in street art,” in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, 74 (4): 359-370 (2016).

“Autonomy and the politics of food choice: from individuals to communities,” in The Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 29 (2): 123-141 (2016).

PRESENTATIONS

“Community autonomy for ecological individuals,” at the International Society for Environmental Ethics panel sessions, American Philosophical Association—Eastern Division Meeting, January 2018

“Place, community, and the generation of ecological autonomy,” at the International Society for Environmental Ethics panel sessions, American Philosophical Association—Eastern Division Meeting, January 2017

“On the nature/culture dualism in environmental aesthetics,” at the Environmental Ethics Certificate Program lecture series, UGA (invited), March 2016, and at the American Society for Aesthetics—Eastern Division Meeting, April 2016

“On the illegality condition in street art,” at Art In and Of The Streets Philosophy conference, New York University and The Pratt Institute, American Society for Aesthetics, March 2015

“Toward an understanding of material culture in moral relationships,” at Science, Technology, and Gender: Challenges and Opportunities conference, University of Waterloo, August 2014

“The individual, autonomy, and the problem of choice,” Dimensions of Political Ecology: Conference on Nature/Society, panel at Political Ecologies and Food Sovereignty, February 2014, and at Workshop on Food Justice, Michigan State University, May 2014

“Toward a critical aesthetics of nature,” at the International Society for Environmental Ethics panel sessions, American Philosophical Association—Pacific meeting, March 2013

“Arab-American racial formation,” at Eastern Society for Women in Philosophy conference, College of Notre Dame of Maryland, May 2012

AWARDS AND PRESS

Gittler Fellowship, University of Georgia Philosophy Department dissertation completion award ($3000), 2017-2018

Featured Author, Aesthetics for Birds and Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism Discussions: Chackal on Street Art, on the Aesthetics for Birds blog hosted by the American Society for Aesthetics, November 2016

Winner, Graduate Student Travel Prize ($750) at Art in and of the Street Conference New York University and Pratt Institute, American Society for Aesthetics, February 2015

SERVICE

Panel Member, Free Speech Debate, Philosophy Club, Missouri State University, October 2017

Lead Organizer, Philosophy of Race and Epistemology Workshop, University of Georgia, February 2017

Secretary, Graduate Student Association, Philosophy Department, University of Georgia 2016-2017

Lead Organizer, Philosophy of Race Workshop, University of Georgia, January 2015

President, Graduate Student Association, Philosophy Department, University of Georgia 2014-2015

Panel Chair, Panel II: Philosophy and Technology, Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association, April 2014

Graduate Student Representative, Philosophy Department, University of Georgia 2012-2013

MEMBERSHIP

American Philosophical Association

International Society for Environmental Ethics

American Society for Aesthetics

COURSES TAUGHT

University of Georgia (all sections)

Symbolic Logic (Teaching Assistant, Fall 2012)

Introduction to Philosophy (Spring 2013/2014, Fall 2013, Spring/Fall 2015)

Ethics (Summer 2013/2014)

Critical Thinking (Summer 2016)

Theories of Knowledge (Fall 2014)

Modern Philosophy (Fall 2014/2016, Spring 2016/2017)

Harper College (selected sections)

Introduction to Philosophy* (Summer 2014)

Ethics* (Fall 2010)

Religions of the World* (Fall 2010)

Critical Thinking* (Spring 2015)

Death and Dying (Spring 2009)

*Also taught online

Developed online Environmental Ethics class Spring 2014 ($2500)

College of DuPage (selected sections)

Introduction to Philosophy* (Summer 2013)

Ethics* (Summer 2015)

World Religions* (Summer 2014)

Critical Thinking* (Summer 2015)

Business Ethics* (Summer 2016)

*Also taught online

 

 

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