Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, September 1996. Dissertation: Knowledge Underground: Gossipy Epistemology. Director: Robert J. Ackermann.
B.A. in Philosophy, University of Houston, 1989. Senior Thesis: The Ethics of Self-Ordered Philosophy. Director: Cynthia Freeland.
American Philosophical Association
American Association of University Professors
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy
Philosophers in Jesuit Education
North American Nietzsche Society
Research & Scholarship
“The Erasure of Empowered Gossip in Academia.” Synergies, e-journal of University of Guelph. Under review.
“Bringing Home the Bacon.” In Arp, Bob and Belser, Kimberly, eds., The Good Wife and Philosophy. forthcoming (Blackwell).
“The Liberating Arts.” Regis University Magazine 20:1 (Fall 2011), 16 – 17.
“Knowing What We Cannot: Gossip and Rumor in Sweden.” In Bronson, Erik (ed.), The Girl with the Aristotle Tattoo: Philosophy and the Novels of Stieg Larsson, October 2011 (Blackwell).
“Against (Simple) Efficiency.” Philosophy in the Contemporary World 17:2, 58 – 67 (Fall 2010).
Awards & Recognition
Administrator of the Year, Regis University, 2011 - 2012
Administrator of the Year, Regis University, 2008 - 2009
Faculty Member of the Year (teaching award), Regis University, 2004
Faculty Lecturer of the Year (general award), Regis University, 2004
Service Award, Regis University AAUP, 2003
Who’s Who Among American Teachers, 1997-1998
Service Award, Regis University AAUP, 1997
University Honors and honors in Philosophy, University of Houston, 1989
Omicron Delta Kappa, elected to membership in 1989
Community Involvment & Service
Committee Member (appointed), DPS Park Hill/Stapleton, February – December 2012
Reading Buddy, Odyssey School Denver, 2011 - present
Writing Coach, Arrupe High School Leadership summer program, 2007 – present (summer)
Writing Coach, College Summit, 2000 –2006 (summer)
Writing Coach, Daniels Fund, 2003 – 2007 (summers)
Prepared and served meals at Urban Peak (residence center for homeless teenagers), Catholic Worker House, 2001 – 2003