EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Philosophy (1998)
University of Western Ontario
Thesis: “Toward a General Philosophy of Ecology”
Supervisor: Dr. Kathleen Okruhlik

M.A. in Philosophy
(1993)
University of Western Ontario

Honours B.Sc. in Physics (1991)
Carleton University
Thesis: “Chaotic Dynamics of a Dripping Faucet”
Supervisor: Dr. Peter Watson

EMPLOYMENT:

2005-present, Associate Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Iowa State University
1999-2005, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Iowa State University
1998-1999, Assistant Professor, Philosophy and Religion, University College of Cape Breton

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION:

Philosophy of Science, Environmental Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind (esp. ecological and dynamical systems approaches)

AREAS OF COMPETENCE:

Philosophy of Mathematics, Logic, History of Philosophy (Greek, Modern), Theoretical and Applied Ethics

AREAS OF INTEREST:

Philosophy of Economics, Philosophy of Religion, Pragmatism