CV

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Research Interests

Areas of Specialization: Continental Philosophy, Environmental Thought, Animal Studies

Areas of Competence: History of Western Philosophy, Social and Political Philosophy, Ethics, Aesthetics, Psychology, Cultural and Literary Theory

Education

PhD – DePaul University, Chicago, IL., 2006

MA – University of Western Ontario, London, ON., 1999

BA (Honors) – University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB., 1997

Academic Appointments

2014-present:    Director, School of the Environment, Laurentian University

2013-present:    Chair, Department of Philosophy, Laurentian University

2014-present:     Adjunct Member, Graduate Program in Humanities, York University

2011- present: Associate Professor of Philosophy (tenured), Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON

Core Faculty Member, Humanities M.A. in Interpretation and Values, Laurentian University

Associate Faculty Member, Ph.D. in Human Studies, Laurentian University

2006-11: Assistant Professor of Philosophy (tenure track), Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON

Core Faculty Member, Humanities M.A. in Interpretation and Values, Laurentian University

Associate Faculty Member, Ph.D. in Human Studies, Laurentian University

2004-2006Course Director and Tutor, Atkinson College, York University, Toronto, ON

2002-2004: Instructor in Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2000-2002Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Philosophy, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

1997-1999Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, The Centre for the Study of Theory and Criticism, The University of Western Ontario, London, ON

1997: Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

Scholarships, Fellowships, Awards

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Insight Development Grant, 2014 (Collaborator)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, ASU Grant, 2014-2016 (Co-applicant)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Connections Grant, 2013 (Principal Investigator)

Laurentian University Research Fund Grant, Laurentian University, 2012 (Principal Investigator)

Laurentian University Research Fund Grant, Laurentian University, 2008. (Principal Investigator)

Laurentian University Start-Up Grant, Laurentian University, 2006-2008. (Principal Investigator)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Doctoral Fellowship (#752-00-059), 2000–2004.

Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Hochschulsommerkurs (#324). Friedrich Schiller Üniversität Jena, Jena, Germany, 2002.

The John T. Richardson Fellowship, DePaul University. Karl-Eberhards Üniversität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, 2002.

University Teaching Fellowship, DePaul University, 2000–2002.

Ontario Graduate Student Scholarship, 1998–1999.

Student University Scholarship, The University of Western Ontario, 1997–1999.

Sigmund Koch Award for Best Student Paper, The 45th International Society for Theoretical Psychology Conference, June 2001.

Languages & Foreign Studies

French – Fluent in reading, good proficiency in speaking and writing.

German – Good proficiency in reading, medium proficiency in speaking.

Karl-Eberhards Üniversität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany. January 2002 – June 2002.

Friedrich Schiller Üniversität Jena, Jena, Germany. July 2002.

Memberships and Organizations

American Philosophical Association (APA)

Canadian Philosophical Association (CPA)

Canadian Society for Continental Philosophy (CSCP)

Society for Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture (EPTC/TCEP)

International Association of Environmental Philosophy (IAEP)

Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP)

Association of Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada (ALECC)

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