PhD Candidate, Dept. of Philosophy
I am a doctoral candidate in the Department of Philosophy at Northwestern University. I specialize in Ancient Greek Philosophy, and I am particularly interested in how Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle think about moral education. I also apply my work in Ancient Greek moral education to topics in contemporary philosophy—especially in the Philosophy of Education and the Ethics of Emerging Technologies.
I get to practice some of my research interests as a Fellow in the Brady Scholars Program in Ethics and Civic Life at Northwestern. I am part of a team of educators that seeks to combine moral philosophy, practical experience, and service learning to help students improve themselves morally and effect positive change in the Evanston community.
Before coming to Northwestern, I earned an MA in Classics from Dalhousie University and a BA(H) in Classics from the University of King’s College—both of which are in Halifax, N.S., where I’m from. I currently live in south Evanston with my wife, daughter, and two cats.