Ph.D. in Philosophy (2012), Stony Brook University, New York & Philipps-Universität
Marburg, Germany. (Transatlantic Collegium of Philosophy)
Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies (2010), Stony Brook University, New York.
MA in Philosophy (2009), Stony Brook University, New York.
Research and Teaching InterestsToggle Research and Teaching Interests
Research focuses on the Enlightenment rationalism of Baruch Spinoza and its implications
for today’s politics.
His work has appeared in the journals Epoché, Society and Politics, Teaching Ethics, and Ethics, Policy, and Environment. He has also written for popular outlets including Jacobin Magazine, The New Republic,
Salvage Magazine, and Inside Higher Ed. His recent textbook, The Moral Labyrinth (2019),
explores canonical ethical texts through novel thought experiments.