Ph.D. 2006 (Philosophy), University of Wisconsin-Madison; B.A. 2001 (Philosophy), University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
Office Address: Environmental Studies Program New York University 285 Mercer Street, Room 908 New York, NY 10003
Areas of Research/Interest:
My research is focused on three projects. First, coercion and exploitation are often assumed to be wrong, but I want to figure out why they might be wrong. Second, I am trying to understand the extent and shape of government's obligation to provide health care for its citizens. I am curious about how we can achieve justice in health given our limited resources. Third, I am interested in addressing climate change as a problem of distributive justice, both between countries and between generations.
Member, American Philosophical Association
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Bioethics, National Institute of Health, 2009.
"Consequentialism's Double-Edged Sword" Utilitas Vol. 22 No. 3 (Sept 2010): 258-271.
"The Limits of Fair Equality of Opportunity" Philosophical Studies (forthcoming): 1-21.
"The Status of Moral Status" Pacific Philosophy Quarterly 92 (2011): 87-104.
"Why Coercion is Wrong when it's Wrong" Australasian Journal of Philosophy (forthcoming).
V36.0400 Ethics and the Environment
V36.0450 Population Policy
G84.1006/G831006 Advanced Introduction to Environmental Ethics