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PhD, University of South Florida, 2009
MA, Northern Illinois University, 2003
BS, Florida Institute of Technology, 2001
PHIL 100 Introduction to Philosophy
PHIL 101 Critical Thinking
PHIL 122 Contemporary Moral Issues
PHIL 240 Philosophy and the Good Life
PHIL 323 Political Philosophy
PHIL 326 Existentialism
HNRC 201 Honors College Core
Heidegger, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Action
Exploring Heidegger’s interpretation of Kant’s understanding of freedom, Exploring Heidegger’s critique of the use of the concept of causality to explain human action
"Kierkegaard and the Problem of Ironic Agency" in Horizons of Authenticity in Phenomenology, Existentialism, and Moral Psychology: Essays in Honor of Charles Guignon. Hans Pedersen and Megan Altman, editors. Dordrecht: Springer, 2015, pp. 295-310.
“Understanding Heidegger’s Account of Death in Being and Time Through a Comparison with Husserl’s Phenomenological Reduction” in Essays zu Heidegger und Husserl. Internationales Kolloquium für Doktoranden und Postdoktoranden in Verbindung mitder Martin-Heidegger-Gesellschaft e.V., Friederike Rese, editor. Frankfurt am Main: Vittorio Klostermann, 2010, pp. 248-266.
“Approaching the Debate over Tensed and Tenseless Theories of Time From a Heideggerian Perspective” in Being Amongst Others: Phenomenological Reflections on the Life-world. Eric Chelstrom, editor. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2006, pp. 12-23.
"Heidegger's Critique of a Causal Understanding of Human Action," 46th Annual Meeting of the Heidegger Circle, Emory University, May, 2012.
“Being, Seeming and Oedipus,” Florida Philosophical Association Annual Conference, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, November 2007.
“Understanding Heidegger’s Analysis of Death Through a Comparison with Husserl’s Conception of the Phenomenological Reduction,” Graduate Student Workshop at the German Heidegger Society Annual Meeting, Freiburg, Germany, October 2007.
“Understanding Heidegger’s Conception of Movedness and its Implications for his Conception of Action,” Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture Conference, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 2007.
“Understanding Heidegger’s Claim that Phronesis is the Conscience,” Florida Philosophical Association Annual Conference, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, November 2006.