Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow (sole instructor): Fordham University, 2016 – present

     Philosophy of Science, PHIL 3266: 1 section


     Philosophy of Human Nature, PHIL 1000: 4 sections


     Philosophy of Human Nature EP Seminar, PHIL 1000: 1 section

Teaching Fellow (sole instructor): Fordham University, 2012 – 2016

     Philosophy of Science, PHIL 3266: 1 section

     Philosophical Ethics, PHIL 3000: 5 sections

     Philosophy of Human Nature, PHIL 1000: 4 sections

 Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Curriculum Vitae

Peer-Reviewed Publications

2007 – 2008

2004 – 2008

Emily Sullivan

"The Social Function of Understanding"

      2016 March, PRP Social Epistemology Workshop, Rutgers University; New Brunswick, NJ

"Inter-system Causal Explanations: Rethinking Renormalization"

     2015 November, SWIP-Analytic Graduate Talks, CUNY Graduate Center; New York, NY

“Valuable Understanding without Achievement”
    2016 June, Varieties of Understanding Conference–Understanding Seminar, Fordham University; New York


    2015 September, Virtue Epistemology Conference, Leuven University; Belgium   

“Transforming Knowledge into Understanding”
     2015 April, Long Island Philosophical Society Conference, St. Johns University; Queens, NY      

“Idealizations, Truth, and Understanding”

     2015 February, Symposium paper, Central APA; St. Louis, MI

“Understanding from Testimony”
     2014 October, Central States Philosophical Association, Northwestern University; Evanston, IL 


     2014 September, Pittsburgh Area Philosophy Colloquium, Washington & Jefferson College; Washington, PA

“Understanding without Epistemic Credit”
     2014 September, Collective Intentionality IX, University of Indiana; Bloomington, IN

“Do Scientific Idealizations Threaten a Factive View of Understanding?”
     2012 May, Aim of Inquiry and Cognition, University of Edinburgh; Edinburgh, Scotland

     2012 April, Fordham Graduate Symposium, Fordham University; Bronx, NY

2009 – 2016

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow, Fordham University                                                 2016 – present


 2017. "Understanding: Not Know-How," Philosophical Studies  doi:10.1007/s11098-017-0863-z

 Peer-Reviewed Presentations




       Fordham Philosophical Society:  Elected Vice President, 2015 – 2016; Elected Treasurer, 2014 – 2015

       Dissertation Colloquium: Organizer and moderator, 2013 – 2015

       Graduate Research and Writing Workshop: Co-founder and organizer, 2014 – 2016

       Referee:             The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science

​                                   Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 


       Session Chair:   2016    Varties of Understanding Conference

                                   2016    Epistemology Colloquium, Eastern APA

                                   2015    Varieties of Understanding Conference

                                   2015    Long Island Philosophical Society Conference

Fordham University Fordham University, Bronx, New York
     Ph.D., Philosophy; May 2016

​     M.A., Philosophy 

Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York 
     B.A., Liberal Arts: concentration in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics

Oxford University, Wadham College, Oxford, UK
     One-year visiting student, Philosophy and Economics