I am an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University at Albany, State University of New York.  I completed a BA from Yale (with distinction in philosophy) in 2000 and a PhD from Brown in 2009.

I work primarily in ethics and moral psychology.   From 2008-2009 I taught at the Harvard College Writing Program, and from 2000-2001 I taught at the Zhejiang University of Science and Technology.  In 2002 I worked as a research assistant at the University of Toronto Joint Center for Bioethics.

My recent work appears in academic journals such as Ethics, Philosophical Psychology, the Australasian Journal of Philosophy, and The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism.  See my Research page for pre-prints of forthcoming papers.

My wife, Shadi Khadivi, designs things that are beautiful and functional.  My son, Cyrus, prefers disassembly.  We are all avid cyclists.



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