Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Oregon, 2014

M.A., Philosophy, University of Oregon, 2010

B.A., Philosophy & Legal Studies, University of San Francisco, 2007

Dissertation:

Justice as Reconciliation: Political Theory in a World of Difference

Areas of Specialization and Competence:

Social and Legal-Political Philosophy; Ethics; Critical Race Theory; Decolonial Theory, History of Philosophy; International/Global Studies; Conflict and Dispute Resolution

Publications:

Book Manuscript, On the Plains of Shinar: Reconciliation, Solidarity, and Middle Eastern American Experiences (under review)

Guest-Editor, Radical Philosophy Review, Strategies of Resistance (forthcoming)

“The Ants and the Elephant: Martial Arts and Liberation Philosophy in the Americas,” Comparative Studies in Asian and Latin American Philosophies: Cross-Cultural Theories and Methodologies, Bloomsbury Press (ISBN: 9781350007888)

“Post-Racial Violence, Mourning, and Possible Futures: A Review of Alfred Frankowski’s The Post-Racial Limits of Memorialization,” Radical Philosophy Review (DOI: 10.5840/radphilrev201619380).

“A Politics of Reconciliation: Trust, Legitimacy, and the Need for Truth Commissions,” Journal for Peace and Justice Studies, Volume 25, Number 2, 2016. 

“No Future Without Transition: A Critique of Liberal Peace,” International Journal of Transitional Justice (10.1093/ijtj/iju029)

“Being A Target: On the Racialization of Middle Eastern Americans,” Critical Philosophy of Race (DOI:10.5325/critphilrace.3.1.0101)

“The Battle For The Future – A Review of Daniel Innerarity’s The Future And Its Enemies: In Defense of Political Hope,” Philosophy and Social Criticism (doi:10.1177/0191453714548504)

Academic Appointments

SHIFT Assistant Professor of Applied Ethics, Hampshire College, School of Critical Social Inquiry and The Ethics and the Common Good Project (2017 – Present)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Applied Ethics and Political Theory, Hampshire College, School of Critical Social Inquiry and The Ethics and the Common Good Project (2015 – 2017)

Researcher, The Institute for Democratic Governance, Globernance, /Donostia/San Sebastian, Euskal Herria/Spain (2013 – 2017)

Visiting Instructor, Worcester State University (2014 – 2015)

Graduate Teaching Fellow and Instructor, University of Oregon, Philosophy (2009 – 2014)

Research Assistant for Ronald Sundstrom, University of San Francisco (2006 – 2007)

Teaching (Selected):

CSI 347 Art of Collaborative Leadership (Co-taught with Daniel Ross, Spring 2018)

CSI 142 Reclaiming the Commons: An Ethics for a Possible World (Spring 2018)

CSI 241 Autonomism and Labor, Business Ethics (Fall 2017)

CSI 147 Communicative Ethics (Fall 2017)

CSI 137 Prisons, Policing, and Punishment (Spring 2017)

CSI 202 Ethics of Liberation (Spring 2017)

CSI 243 Global Justice: Rights, Reparations, and Peace (Fall 2016)

CSI 290 Postmodernity and Politics (Co-taught with Professor Cerullo, Spring 2016)

CSI 196 Criminal, Illegal, Terrorist: Intro to Philosophy of Race (Spring 2016)

CSI 253 Reconciling Conflict, Theory and Practice (Spring 2016)

CSI 275 Postcolonial Theory (Fall 2015)

CSI 195 Liberalism and its Critics: Intro to Political Philosophy (Fall 2015)

Philosophy 231 Philosophy of Law (Summer 2015)

Philosophy 151 Race, Gender, and the Law (Spring 2015 x 2)

Philosophy 110 Critical Thinking (Spring 2015)

Philosophy 133 Social and Political Ethics (Fall 2014; Summer 2015)

Philosophy 131 Introduction to Ethics (QCC Fall 2014; Spring 2015)

Interdisciplinary Studies 101 Valuing Diversity (QCC Spring 2015)

Philosophy 216 Philosophy and Cultural Diversity (University of Oregon (UO), Winter 2012)

Philosophy 101 Introduction to Philosophy (UO, Summer 2010)