2018 Acorn Symposium Dialogues, Texas State University (Photo: Dr. Greg Moses)

Recent Talks

Career Diversity Roundtable: “Training Graduate Students for Careers beyond Academia.” 2022 ASEEES Virtual Convention, October 2022.

“Incompatibilism: Two views on the interpenetration of political and social interests in Hegel’s Philosophy of Right.” 2020 Biannual Hegel Society of America Conference, postponed to October 2022

Recent Papers

“Hegel’s ‘Keynesian’ Political economy?”, German Idealism at American Philosophical Association Central Division, February 2020.  Abstract.

Teaching Ethics

“The Big Chill: Law enforcement and intelligence agencies in the Ethics classroom”
Great Lakes Ethics Conference, April 2019.

Current Research

“A Shape of Life Grown Old,” on the theoretical and historical problems that arise when comparing the political & economic thought of Hegel and Keynes.

In December 2018, I defended my dissertation, “Hic Rhodus, hic salta! Three conceptions of the modern inequality paradox.” 

Click here to read a dissertation chapter

Invited presentations 

“Pessimism, Political Economy and the ‘End of History’”. RPA at APA Central, February 2020.

“Experiences in civic engagement and the essential role of the humanities in a democratic society.” Acorn Symposium Dialogues. Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas US. February 26-March 1, 2018.

Presented commentary on J.M. Bernstein’s “Arendt and the Political.”
Tenth Annual Lewis University Philosophy Conference. Romeoville, Illinois.

Selected Conference Presentations

“Plekhanov’s Strategy Against the Neo-Kantians.”
Spinoza and Soviet Thought. Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland. May 2012.

“Revealing the Real: Voronsky and Adorno on the objective aspect of art.”
Annual European Critical Theory Conference, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy, May 2011.

“Nancy Fraser’s ‘Non-Reformist’ Economic Reform in the Transnational Context.”
Global Crises and Beyond, Global Studies Association North American Conference. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, US.  2010.