I am a philosopher currently completing my Ph.D. at Columbia University.
My dissertation project is about the role of ethical theorizing in everyday deliberation. I also work on aesthetic value and philosophy in literature.
Grounding Aesthetic Obligations, British Journal of Aesthetics, forthcoming 2018
Valuing and Believing Valuable, Analysis, Vol. 77, Issue 1 (2017): 59-65
Love and Transience in Proust, Philosophy, Vol. 91, Issue 4 (2016): 541-57
Philosophy, Literature, and Emotional Engagement: A Response to Nanay, Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, Vol. 73, Issue 2 (2015): 196-200
Dewey on Functional Beauty and the Realm of the Aesthetic, Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 8, No. 1 (2011): 16-25
Book Reviews & Interviews
Review of Alva Noë, Strange Tools, Art Papers, January/February 2016: 64
Beauty, Interpretation, and the Everyday: An Interview with Alexander Nehamas, Postgraduate Journal of Aesthetics, Vol. 9, No. 2 (2012): 1-13
Recent & Upcoming Talks
Moral Theory and Moral Unfreedom (APA Eastern Division, January 2019 (poster); Felician Ethics, October 2017)
Partiality as a Non-Ideal Practice (NYU Center for Bioethics, March 2018)
Fittingness and Value: A Two-Level Theory of (Some) Aesthetic Normativity (American Society for Aesthetics, October 2018; APA Central Division, February 2018; British Society of Aesthetics, September 2017)