Curriculum Vitae

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CATHERINE FULLARTON
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Doctoral Candidate – Philosophy | Emory University | cfullar@emory.edu

AOS: Ethics (esp. Virtue Ethics, Bioethics)
AOC: Phenomenology, Philosophy of Emotions, Ancient Philosophy

EDUCATION
PhD – Philosophy, Emory University (Atlanta, GA) Completion Expected: May 2020
MA – Philosophy, Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)
Major Research Paper: “The Phenomenology of Pain as an Intersubjective Experience” (Passed with Distinction)
BAH – Contemporary Studies & History, University of King’s College (Halifax, NS)
Honors Thesis: “Ethics of Deconstruction”

PUBLICATIONS

Book reviews

  • Rev. of Plant-Thinking: A Philosophy of Vegetal Life, by Michael Marder. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 53:2 (June 2014): 377-378. Print.
  • Rev. of The Ethics of Species: An Introduction, by Ronald L. Sandler. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review 52:4 (December 2013): 822-824. Print.
  • Rev. of Understanding Criminal Justice: A Critical Introduction, by Azrini Wahidin and Nicola Carr. Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review (21 March 2014). Web.

Translation Work

  • Trans. of Antonio Lamarra, “Genetic Context and Initial Reception of Leibniz’s Monadologie. Leibniz, Wolff and the Doctrine of Pre-established Harmony.” Forthcoming in Leibniz Review Vol. 28 (2019).
  • with Elena Bartolini, Trans. of Claudia Baracchi, Friendship. In progress for Indiana University Press.

PRESENTATIONS

Conference Presentations

  • “Grief, Phantoms, and Re-membering Loss,” 58th meeting of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Pittsburgh, PA (October 2019).
  • “Empathy, Perspective, Parallax,” International Merleau-Ponty Circle, New York City, NY (September 2019).
  • “Living with Ghosts: Being Haunted as a Structure of Experience,” International Association for the Philosophy of Death & Dying, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden (August 2018).
  • “Co-Perception and Shared Worlds in Aristotelian Virtue Friendships,” Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants’ Conference, Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Città di Castello, Italy (July 2018).
  • “Emotional Work in Progress: Empathy as an Interpersonal (Self-)Hermeneutic,” Canadian Hermeneutic Institute, York University, Toronto, Canada (June 2016).
  • “Pain as an Intersubjective Experience.” Canadian Hermeneutic Institute, York University, Toronto, Canada (June 2013).

Workshop Presentations

  • “Merleau-Ponty on Emotional Healing as Taking Time.”
    Concordia-Ryerson Joint Graduate Workshop on Intimacy, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada (April 2013).
  • “Nature as Absolute Other: The Experience of the Sublime and Radical Alterity,” Concordia Ryerson Joint Graduate Workshop on Merleau-Ponty, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada (April 2012).
  • “On the Possibility of Animal Suicide.” Concordia-Ryerson Joint Graduate Workshop on Animality, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada (April 2011).

AWARDS

  • Honorable Mention – Best Submission by a Graduate Student, 58th Annual Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (2009)
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship, $20,000 per annum (4 years)
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, $15,000
  • Ryerson Graduate Award, Ryerson University, $1000
  • Ryerson Graduate Award, Ryerson University, $1000
  • Ryerson Graduate Scholarship, Ryerson University, $7000
  • Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canadian Graduate Scholarship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), $17,500

DEPARTMENTAL & PUBLIC TALKS

  • Public Talk: “Grief as a Transformative Experience.” Death Café. University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, TX (April 2019).
  • Guest Lecture, “Sartre’s ‘Concrete Relations with Others’.” PHIL 3130 – Existentialism, University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, McAllen, TX (April 2019).
  • “Living with Ghosts: Being Haunted as a Structure of Experience.” Emory
    University’s Friday Philosophy Forum. Emory University, Atlanta, GA (November 2017).
  • “Toward an Empathy of Asking.” Emory University’s Friday Philosophy Forum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (November 2016).
  • Guest Lecture: “Health Within Illness,” PHIL 129 – Introduction to the Philosophy of Health and Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (2016).
  • Commentary on David Wood’s “The Unthinkable and the Im-possible.” Emory University’s Friday Philosophy Forum Speaker Series. Atlanta, GA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor of Record

  • PHIL 115: Introduction to Ethics – Emory University (Fall 2019)
  • PHIL 116: Introduction to Bioethics – Emory University (Fall 2017)
  • PHIL 126: Mind, Brain, Self, Evolution – Emory University (Spring 2018)

Teaching Assistant (Grader & Occasional Lecturer)

  • PHIL 200: Ancient & Medieval Philosophy – Emory University (Spring 2017)
  • PHIL 116: Introduction to Bioethics – Emory University Spring (Fall 2016)

Graduate Assistant (Grader & Tutorial Leader)

  • GRAD 700: “Progress”: An Interdisciplinary Reflection – Emory University (Spring 2019)
  • ACS 100: Ideas that Shape the World I – Ryerson University (Fall 2015)
  • ACS 100: Ideas that Shape the World I – Ryerson University (Fall 2014)
  • ACS 100: Ideas that Shape the World I – Ryerson University (Fall 2013)
  • PHIL 366: Existentialism and Art and Culture – Ryerson University (Fall 2011)
  • SSH 105: Critical Thinking – Ryerson University (Winter 2011)

Graduate Assistant (Grader)

  • PHIL 606: Philosophy of Love and Sex – Ryerson University (Winter 2016)
  • PHIL 606: Philosophy of Love and Sex – Ryerson University (Winter 2014)
  • PHIL 606: Philosophy of Love and Sex – Ryerson University (Winter 2013)
  • PHIL 504: Philosophy of Art – Ryerson University (Winter 2012)
  • PHIL 333: Philosophy of Human Nature – Ryerson University (Fall 2010)

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES & SERVICE

Invited Talks

  • Public Presentation, “Death Café,” Sponsored by the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley (2019)
  • Panelist, Emory Biotech Club, “The Ethics of CRISPR: Editing the Human Embryo” (Emory University, Atlanta, GA) (2019)

Referee & Reviewer

  • Reviewer, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophic Review (2014)
  • Referee, 24th Annual Canadian Bioethics Society Conference (2013)

LANGUAGES
French – fluent (reading, writing, speaking)
Italian – reading competency
Spanish – reading competency
Ancient Greek – beginner
German – beginner