CURRICULUM VITÆ

This page summarizes my research career.

EDUCATION

2018     Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Sheffield. Thesis: "Conceptual Responsibility." Supervisor: Miranda Fricker.

2014     M.A. in Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Justice Education, University of Toronto.

2013     M.A. in Philosophy, York University.

2012     Honours Bachelor of Knowledge Integration with Joint Honours Philosophy, University of Waterloo.

EMPLOYMENT

2021–2023     Postdoctoral Fellow of Embedded EthiCS, Department of Philosophy, Harvard University.

2021               Ethics Research & Educational Development Consultant, Ethically Aligned AI.

2020               Assistant Professor (Limited-Term), Department of Philosophy & Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University

2019–2021     Banting Postdoctoral Fellow Scholar, Department of Philosophy, Dalhousie University.

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Articles

  • 'Epistemic Justice for Extremists?', in Confronting Fanaticism: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives, eds. Leo Townsend, Michael Staudigl, Hans Berhard Schmidt, and Ruth Tietjen, Routledge (forthcoming). Co-author: Charlie Crerar.

  • 'Moral Entanglement: Taking Responsibility and Vicarious Responsibility', The Monist 104.2 (2021): 210–223. DOI: 10.1093/monist/onaa033

  • ​'Conceptual Responsibility', Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 64.1–2 (2021): 20–45. DOI: 10.1080/0020174X.2019.1658629

  • 'The Concept of a University: Theory, Practice, and Society', Danish Yearbook of Philosophy 52 (2019), Special Issue: Revisiting the Idea of the University. DOI: 10.1163/24689300-05201001

  • ‘Hermeneutical Dissent and the Species of Hermeneutical Injustice’, Hypatia 33.1 (2018): 73–90. DOI: 10.1111/hypa.12384

 

Peer-Reviewed Computer Science Conference Proceedings

  • ‘Mind the Gap: Autonomous Systems, the Responsibility Gap, and Moral Entanglement’, ACM FAccT ’22: Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency, (2022). DOI: 10.1145/3531146.3533106. Video recording: https://youtu.be/BMZnDfgeQMs

  • ‘Bigger Isn’t Better: The Ethical and Scientific Vices of Extra-Large Datasets in Language Models’, WebSci ’21 Companion: Proceedings of the 13th ACM Web Science Conference (2021), DOI: 10.1145/3462741.3466809. Co-author: Darren Abramson.

Edited Collection

 

Invited Research Articles

  • 'OK, Google, Can I Trust You? An Anti-Trust Argument for Antitrust’, in The Moral Psychology of Trust, eds. Mark Alfano, David Collins, and Iris Vidmar Jovanovi, Lexington Books (forthcoming).

  • 'Anticipation, Smothering, and Education: A Reply to Lee and Bayruns García on Anticipatory Epistemic Injustice', Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 10.9 (2021): 36-43, URL: https://wp.me/p1Bfg0-69w.

  • ‘Harms and Wrongs in Epistemic Practice’, in Harms and Wrongs in Epistemic Practice, 1–21 (2018), DOI: 10.1017/S1358246118000528. Co-authors: Simon Barker and Charlie Crerar.

Book Reviews

  • Games: Agency as Art, by C. Thi Nguyen (New York: Oxford University Press), in The Philosophical Quarterly (forthcoming). DOI: 10.1093/pq/pqab021

  • The Limits of Knowledge: Generating Pragmatist Feminist Cases for Situated Knowing, by Nancy Arden McHugh (Albany, NY: SUNY Press, 2015), in Journal of Applied Philosophy, 33.3 (2016): 344–46. DOI: 10.1111/japp.12156

Professional Blog Posts

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Harvard University

  • Ethics of Computing Technologies (upper-division undergraduate).

  • Embedded EthiCS Module: TBD, CS 290A Seminar on Effective Research Practices & Academic Culture.

  • Embedded EthiCS Module: 'Value-Sensitive Design', CS 290 PhD Grad Cohort Research Seminar.

  • Embedded EthiCS Module: 'Do the freedoms of free software come with responsibilities?', CS 153 Compilers.

Dalhousie University (Assistant Professor, Limited Term)

  • Directed Studies in Computer Ethics: The Ethics of Privacy Policies (Senior undergraduate).

  • Social, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Computer Science (Lower Division Philosophy, Upper Division Computer Science), online, asynchronous.

  • Social, Ethical, and Professional Issues in Computer Science (Lower Division Philosophy, Upper Division Computer Science).

University of Sheffield (Instructor)

  • Philosophical Projects 2: Epistemic Injustice (Level 3 undergraduate).

University of Sheffield (Co-Lecturer)

  • Matters of Life and Death (Level 1 undergraduate).

University of Sheffield (Graduate Teaching Assistant)

  • History of Western Philosophy (Level 1 undergraduate)

  • History of Ethics (Level 1 undergraduate),

  • Knowledge, Justification, and Doubt (Level 1 undergraduate)

  • Matters of Life and Death (Level 1 undergraduate)

  • Key Arguments (Level 1 undergraduate)

CONSULTING, ENGAGEMENT, AND OUTREACH

Consulting

Ethics and Educational Consultant, Ethically Aligned AI (EAAI).

Engagement and Outreach

RECENT AWARDS

  • Honourable Mention for ‘Philosophy from Alpha Centauri: Anaxamanda’s Thesis’, Philosophy Through Science Fiction Stories Book Launch Flash Fiction Contest. (2021)

  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence. (2019)

  • Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship. (2019–21)

  • American Philosophical Association Central Division Graduate Travel Stipend. (2019)

  • American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Graduate Travel Stipend. (2019)

  • University Prize Scholarship. (2014–17)