Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae [PDF]

Academic Appointment

Faculty Fellow, Foundation Year Program, University of King’s College (Halifax, NS).


PhD (Currently ABD), Philosophy, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (2015-).
MA, Philosophy, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON (2010-2013).
BA Honours, Contemporary Studies & History, University of King’s College, Halifax, NS, (2005-2010).

AOS: Ethics, Philosophy of Emotions
AOC: Phenomenology, (esp. Maurice Merleau-Ponty) Ancient Philosophy (esp. Aristotle), Bioethics

Research Interests

Applied Ethics (especially Bioethics), Phenomenology (esp. Merleau-Ponty), Ancient Philosophy (especially Aristotle), Philosophy of Emotions, and Philosophy of Health & Illness.

Peer-Reviewed Publication

  • “Grief, Phantoms, and Re-membering Loss” Forthcoming in the Journal of Speculative Philosophy Vol. 34, No. 3 (2020), 284-296.

Conference Presentations

Public Talk

Here [link] is a short video about a public talk I gave on grief and mourning, as part of a Death Cafe organized by Dr. Michael Butler (University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley).

Translation Work

  • with Ursula Goldenbaum. Translation of: Antonio Lamarra, “Genetic Context and Initial Reception of Leibniz’s Monadologie. Leibniz, Wolff and the Doctrine of Pre-established Harmony.” Leibniz Review Vol. 29 (2019), 185-200.

Work in Progress

  • with Elena Bartolini, Translation (from Italian) of Claudia Baracchi, Friendship, Milan: Mursia, 2016. (Under review).


French – Fluent
Italian – Reading competency
Spanish – Reading competency
Ancient Greek – Beginner
German – Beginner

Additional Information Profile (link) Profile (link)

Other Philosophical Interests

In addition to and alongside my philosophical interests, I enjoy cooking, hiking, canoeing, camping, sketching, and sewing. I also enjoy long road trips and Italian pop music — often, together.

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