I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy—Research at the University of New Orleans and a member of the Urban Entrepreneurship and Policy Institute. Before arriving at UNO, I was a Research Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Politics, and Economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Before that, I completed my Ph.D. in Philosophy at the University of Arizona, where I was also a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and a Fellow at the UA Center for the Philosophy of Freedom.
My research focuses on the implications of environmental challenges for liberal societies and their members. With David Schmidtz, I am co-editor of the latest edition of the popular textbook, Environmental Ethics: What Really Matters, What Really Works. My paper, “Harm, Responsibility, and the Far-Off Impacts of Climate Change,” won the International Society for Environmental Ethics’ Holmes Rolston III Early Career Essay Prize in Environmental Philosophy. I teach courses in ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy, politics, and economics (PPE).