Education and Research Posts

Yale University

Department of Philosophy

Bilinski Fellow and Doctoral Research Visitor –VAR (current)


Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Department of Philosophy

Fulbright Fellow and Doctoral Research Visitor (2016-17)


Universität Potsdam

Department of Philosophy

Fulbright Fellow and Doctoral Research Visitor (2016-17)


University of South Carolina

Department of Philosophy, Ph.D.

Graduate Instructor (2014-2016)

Dissertation Committee: Konstantin Pollok (Adv.), Anne Pollok, 

George Khushf, and Paul Franks

Dissertation Title: "The Imagination in Reason: Kant and Hegel"

University of Chicago

M.A. Humanities: Literature, Aesthetics and Social Thought (2011)

"Hegelian Aesthetics and Tolstoy's Anna Karenina"

Houghton College

Bachelor of Arts with majors in (1) English Literature, (2) Philosophy, and 

(3) Studio Art (2010)

University of Notre Dame

Non-degree Research Fellowship in Bioethics, Law, and Philosophy (Summer, 2011)

Goethe Institute

German Language School, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany (Summer, 2014)

Middlebury College

German Language School, Middlebury, VT (Summers, 2012 & 2015)