Previous Degree/s: BA in philosophy, Connecticut College; MA in Philosophy, University of New Mexico
Philosophical Interests: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics, Renaissance and Early Modern Philosophy.
“Reading Oneself in the Text: Gadamer and Cavell’s Romantic Theory of Reading.” Rocky Mountain Division of the American Society for Aesthetics. July 8-10, 2016. Santa Fe, NM.
“Gadamer on Finding the Way Out of Kantian Aesthetics.” Southwest Seminar in Continental Philosophy. May 19-21, 2016. College Station, TX.
“Gadamer’s Critique of Kant’s Subjectivized Aesthetics.” Rocky Mountain Division of the American Society for Aesthetics. July 10-12, 2015. Santa Fe, NM. (Winner, Graduate Student in Philosophy Essay Prize awarded by the Center for Philosophical Studies at Lamar University through the Rocky Mountain Division of the American Society for Aesthetics for the best paper submitted by a graduate student in philosophy.)
“Surface Reading, Modesty, and Philosophy as a Literary Genre.” Philosophy at the Boundary: Re-Examining the Divide Between Anglo-American and Continental Philosophy: University of New Mexico Philosophy Graduate Student Conference. April 10-11, 2015. Albuquerque, NM. (Also conference co-organizer.)
“Using a Myth to Kill a Myth: Sellars Reads Cassirer.” Wilfrid Sellars Society group session, Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association. December 27-30, 2014. Philadelphia, PA.