Ph.D. Candidate in Philosophy, Baylor University
Advisor: Alexander R. Pruss
M.A. in Philosophy, Baylor University, 2012
M.Div., Ethics Concentration, Yale Divinity School, 2008
B.A., International Studies, Southern Methodist University, 2004
Areas of Interest
Metaphysics, Medieval (especially Aquinas), Philosophy of Religion, Analytic Theology, Moral Philosophy, Applied Ethics
Review of Fields of Faith: Theology and Religious Studies for the Twenty-first Century, ed. David F. Ford, Ben Quash and Janet Martin Soskice (Cambridge, 2005), in The Journal of Scriptural Reasoning , Vol. 11, No. 1, August 2012.
“Humanity,” (with Jonathan Tran), Dictionary of Scriptural Ethics, ed. Joel Green, Baker Academic Press, 2011.
“A Thomistic Account of the Resemblance of Divine and Human Attributes in Support of Divine Simplicity” delivered at the American Catholic Philosophical Association Annual Meeting, November 1-3, 2013
“Aquinas and Qualia” delivered at the Second Annual Philosophy Workshop: Thomas Aquinas & the Mind/Body Problem, The Catholic & Dominican Institute at Mount Saint Mary College, June 21–24, 2012
“God as the Ground of Possibility” delivered at the Houston Baptist University Philosophy Conference, Divine and Human Action: Agency and Action in Philosophy and Theology, March 30-31, 2012
“The Defeat of Heartbreak: A Critical Defense of Stump’s Response to the Hardest Cases for her View” delivered at the American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting Philosophy of Religion Section Panel: Feminist Responses to Eleonore Stump’s Wandering in Darkness, November 19-22, 2011
“A Worry for Mark Murphy’s Moral Concurrentism” delivered at the Lumen Christi Institute’s Summer Seminar on Aquinas and Contemporary Ethical Theory, June 2011
“A Defense of Aquinas’ Transformation of Aristotelian Magnanimity” delivered at the Society of Christian Philosophers Mountain-Pacific Meeting, March 3-5, 2011