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CURRICULUM VITAE

EDUCATION

Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
PhD in Philosophy 2023

  • Dissertation: A Lacuna in the Self - Forgetting in Plato's Protagoras

  • Committee: Marina McCoy (chair), Robert Bartlett, Drew Hyland, Gregory Fried

  • Awarded distinction on Doctoral Comprehensive Examinations

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
BA in Liberal Arts (2015)

AREA OF SPECIALIZATION

Ancient Philosophy

AREAS OF COMPETENCY

History of Philosophy (especially Ethics & Political Philosophy), Philosophy of Art & Literature, Feminist Philosophies

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
 

Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Gannon University

Philosophy and the Good Life

Women in Western Philosophy

Instructor of Record, Boston College
Philosophy of the Person I: Ancient & Medieval
Philosophy of the Person II: Modern & Contemporary

PUBLICATIONS

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

Review of Metaphysics Dissertation Essay Contest (2023)
Dissertation Fellowship, Boston College Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences (2022–2023)
Dean of Summer Session Teaching Fellowship, BC Woods College of Advancing Studies (2022)
Donald J. White Teaching Excellence Award, Boston College (2021)
Departmental Distinction (Philosophy Doctoral Comprehensive Exams), Boston College (2021)
Donald J. White Teaching Award, Boston College (2020)
Endowed Martin Family Fellowship, Boston College (2020)
Ernest Fortin Memorial Grant, Boston College (2020)
Departmental Distinction (Philosophy First-Year Preliminary Qualifying Exam), Boston College (2018)
Presidential Fellowship, Boston College (2017–2022)

Saul & Amy Cohen Scholarship, Sarah Lawrence College (2012–2015)

PRESENTATIONS

Invited Talks

(Oct. 2022) “Seeking the Aporetic Soul of Philosophy,” (Drew Hyland Archive Launch, Trinity College, Hartford, CT)

Conference Activity

 

Papers Presented

(June 2023) "Freedom's Emergence: Anxiety and Self-Knowledge in Kant" (Collegium Phaenomenlogicum Participants' Conference. Città di Castello, Italy.)

(Apr. 2023) "Forgetting & Foresight: The Twin Nature of Humankind in Plato’s Protagoras" (History of Philosophy Society Annual Meeting, Chattanooga, TN)

(Apr. 2022) Panelist & Co-Organizer. "A Lacuna in the Self" in "Graduate Student Dissertation Panel" (Ancient Philosophy Society, zoom panel)
(Mar. 2022) "Action's Poetic Nature: Reading Hannah Arendt's Human Condition in Light of Aristotle's Poetics," (Hannah Arendt Circle Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL)
(Oct. 2021) "Philosophy, Misanthropy, and Misology: Socrates' Recourse to Logoi as a Pharmakon for Soul-Blindness," (Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy, held remotely)
(June 2021) "Double-Blindness of the Soul: On the 'Mixed Nature' of the Ascent to the Good," (Ancient Philosophy Society, Salt Lake City, UT, held remotely)
(May 2021) "Forgetfulness and the Dissolving Self in Plato's Protagoras," (History of Philosophy Society, Salt Lake City, UT, held remotely)
(Nov. 2019) "Common Origins: Philosophical and Political Power in Plato's Gorgias," (Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy

Commentaries

(Apr. 2022) Comment on Erica Holberg's "Aristotle on the Goodness of Anger," (Ancient Philosophy Society, University Park, PA)

(Apr. 2021) Comment on "Plato and Aristotle on the Polis and Xenia panel, (Ancient Philosophy Society, Chicago, IL, held remotely)

(Apr. 2019) Comment on Pieta Päälysaho's "Metamorphoses of Shamed Bodies: Reading Euripides' Helen with Giorgio Agamben," (Ancient Philosophy Society, Hartford, CT)

UNIVERSITY SERVICE

Gannon University

Social Media Coordinator, Department of Philosophy & Theology (2023-present)

Program Revision Subcommittee Member (2023-present)

Theology Search Committee Member, Department of Philosophy & Theology (2023)

Boston College
Co-Founder, "History of PhilosopHERS Series," est. 2019 (organizer 2019–2022)

  • PhilosopHERS is an annual series of workshops and presentations dedicated to celebrating the contribution women have made to the history of philosophy.

  • Sessions organized: Hypatia and Other Neoplatonists, Theresa of Avila, Christine de Pizan, Gloria Anzaldua, Emilie du Châtelet, Edith Stein

Invited Panelist, "Selecting Your Dissertation Topic," Philosophy PhD Student-Faculty Retreat (2021)
Invited Panelist, "PhD in Philosophy Application Seminar" (2021)
Philosophy Graduate Student Association Representative (2017–2022)

  • President (2019–2021), Secretary (2017–2019)

Organizer, Greek Reading Workshop on Plato's Protagoras (2020)
Supervising Coordinator, Prospective PhD Student Visit Weekend (2020)
Organizer, Philosophy PhD Student-Faculty Retreat (2019)
Invited Panelist, "Applying to Graduate Schools in Philosophy" (2018)
Graduate Student Orientation Guide, Office of Graduate Student Affairs (2018)
Coordinator, Prospective Philosophy PhD Student Visit Weekend (2018)
Research Assistant to Marina McCoy & Daniel McKaughan, Philosophy Faculty (2017–2018)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Manuscript Reviewer for Lexington Books, Rowman & Littlefield (2023)

Editorial Assistant, Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy (2018–2021)
Assistant to the Conference Organizer, and Moderator for Jason Yonover's "Hegel and the Right to Have Done Wrong: Tragedy and the World-Historical Individual," Hegel Society of America annual meeting, Chestnut Hill, MA (Oct. 2018)
Assistant Editor, PhilPapers.org "Faith" (2017–2018)

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & ACTIVITIES

Collegium Phaenomenologicum participant, Cítta di Castello, Italy, July 2023 (accepted, upcoming)

            Collegium topic: Cosmology and Cosmopolitanism

            Director: Kristi Sweet, Texas A&M

Apprenticeship in College Teaching, BC Center for Teaching Excellence, 2018–present
Professionalization Seminar, BC Philosophy Department, 2018–present
Writing & Publishing Seminar, BC Philosophy Department, 2017–present
Adaptable Blended Instruction Workshop Series, BC Center for Teaching Excellence, 2020

  • Trained in teaching technologies including Canvas LMS, Google Suite, Perusall, Poll Everywhere, and Zoom

Research & Scholarship Integrity Program, BC, Completed 2020
Teaching Seminar (6 Credit Hours), BC Philosophy Department, 2017–2019

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

Ancient Philosophy Society
Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy

LANGUAGES

Ancient Greek (full research command)
Latin (research competency)
German (research competency)

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