I began teaching philosophy at AUM in 2016. Prior to 2016 I was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama, Birmingham (2 years). I have also taught philosophy at Georgia State University.
I received my PhD in Philosophy in 2013 from the University of California, Riverside. I hold two bachelor’s degrees from the University of Alabama and I received an MA in philosophy from Georgia State University (2005). My philosophical interests vary, but I specialized at the intersection of the metaphysics of free will and moral responsibility. the philosophy of death, and the philosophy of addiction.
Although I was born in Maryland, I grew up in Tuscaloosa, AL. I am an avid football and baseball fan (Crimson Tide and the Atlanta Braves). I enjoying reading non-fiction history (especiallt 19th. I have a fairly extensive collection of autographs from Hall of Fame baseball players. I have bungee jumped, stood on a glacier, repelled down a 100 foot wall, and once was so lost (along with everyone else in the car) that we weren’t sure whether we were in Luxembourg or France (“Excuse me, could you tell me what country I am in?).