JASON FORD
Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
University of Minnesota, Duluth
Duluth, MN 55812
(218) 726-8323
[email protected]
316 E. 9th St.
Duluth, MN 55805
(218) 722-1693
Affiliate member of the Center for Cognitive Sciences at the University of Minnesota,
Twin Cities.
EDUCATION
Ph.D. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine. June 2005
M.A. Philosophy, University of California, Irvine. June 2000
B.A. Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley. June 1992
AOS: Philosophy of Mind, Phenomenology
AOC: Philosophy of Psychology, Cognitive Science, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Law,
Philosophy of Biology, Ethics
RESEARCH
Dissertation: The Attention Model of Consciousness
Dissertation Committee: David Woodruff Smith (Chair), Donald D. Hoffman (Dept. of
Cognitive Science), Michelle Montague.
Publications
Ford, J. (2011) “Helen Keller never was in a Chinese Room,” Minds & Machines, Vol.
21, No. 1: 57-72. Published online Nov. 12, 2010.
Ford, J. (2011) “Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Philosophical Studies,
Vol. 156, No. 2: 267-281. Published online July 14, 2010.
Ford, J. (2010) “Five Puzzles for Externalism,” accepted for publication in Logique et
Analyse (accepted July 7, 2010).
Ford, J. (2009) “Saving Time: How Attention Explains the Utility of Supposedly
Superfluous Representations,” Cognitive Critique, Vol. 1, No. 1: 101-114.
Ford, J. (2008) “Attention and the New Skeptics,” Journal of Consciousness Studies, Vol.
15, No. 3, pp. 59-86.
Ford, J. and D. W. Smith (2006) “Consciousness, Self and Attention,” in SelfRepresentational Approaches to Consciousness, U. Kriegel and K. Williford
(editors), MIT Press, pp. 353-378.
Works in Progress
“How to Banish Zombies and Disembodied Minds with a Can of Rocks,” in preparation
for submission to Analysis.
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“Defending the Attention Model against Gennaro’s Objections,” in preparation for
submission to Philosophical Studies.
“In the Pipeline of Attention,” in preparation for submission to Phenomenology and
Cognitive Science.
“William James on the Fringe of Attention,” under revision.
“Tye-Dyed True Blue,” taking the main arguments from “Tye-Dyed Teleology” and
extending them to the recent “True Blue” exchange in Analysis.
“Extracting the Lesson from Helen Keller,” continues the exchange over Helen Keller
and Searle’s Chinese Room thought experiment in Minds and Machines.
Reviews
Ford, J. (2010) “Review of Zombies and Consciousness,” Minds and Machines. Vol. 20,
No. 2.
Ford, J. (2009) “Review of Self-Representational Approaches to Consciousness,” Minds
& Machines Vol. 19.
Teaching Publications
Ford, J. (2004) “Causal Logic and Causal Explanations,” Humanities Core Course
Writer’s Guide, Elizabeth M. Losh (editor), Pearson Custom Publishing: Boston, MA.
Ford, J. and E. Losh (2004) “Counterarguments,” Humanities Core Course Writer’s
Guide, Elizabeth M. Losh (editor), Pearson Custom Publishing: Boston, MA.
Presentations
“Five Puzzles for Externalism about Mental Content,” guest presentation for the
Philosophy of Psychology (Phil 3570, UMD), November 9, 2011.
“Defending ‘Consciousness, Self and Attention’,” Minnesota Philosophical Society
Meeting, Mankato State University, Mankato, MN, November 5, 2011.
Commentator: Dick Liebendorfer.
Commentator for “On Kim on Reduction, Explanation and Reductive Materialism,” by
Eric Kramer, 2011 Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting, Mankato State
University, Mankato, MN, November 5, 2011.
“Synesthesia and Two Theories of Mind,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota,
Duluth, October 20, 2011.
“Defending ‘Consciousness, Self and Attention’,” poster presentation at the 2011 APA
Pacific Division meeting, San Diego, CA, April 20-23, 2011.
“A Smorgasbord of Cults and Very Small Religions,” Socratic Society, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, April 6, 2011.
“How to Banish Zombies and Disembodied Minds with a Can of Rocks,” 2011 APA
Central Division meeting, Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 1, 2011.
Commentator: Robert Howell.
Chair for “Mending the Broken Promises of the Past: On Responsibility to Repair
Historical Wrongs,” by Jeffrey J. Watson, 2011 APA Central Division meeting,
Hilton Hotel Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 1, 2011.
“A Smorgasbord of Brain Injuries,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth,
March 2, 2011.
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“William James v. the Long-Distance Truck Driver,” Socratic Society, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, November 18, 2010.
“Defending ‘Consciousness, Self and Attention’ Against Gennaro’s Arguments,”
Philosophy Department Colloquium, University of Minnesota, Duluth, November 8,
2010.
“How to Banish Zombies and Disembodied Minds with a Can of Rocks,” Minnesota
Philosophical Society Meeting, Normandale Community College, Bloomington,
November 6, 2010. Commentator: Kevin Sharpe.
“Helen Keller Never was in a Chinese Room,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota,
Duluth, September 23, 2010.
“Five Puzzles for Externalism about Mental Content,” 13th Meeting of the Inland
Northwest Philosophy Conference: Reference and Referring, University of Idaho,
Moscow, Idaho; and Washington State University, Pullman, Washington; April 30,
2010. Commentator: Ronald Wilburn (University of Nevada).
“Defending ‘Consciousness, Self and Attention’,” poster presentation, Poster Session 1,
Towards a Science of Consciousness 2010, Tucson, AZ, April 14, 2010.
“Five Puzzles for Externalism about Mental Content (a.k.a. Anti-Individualism),” Fourth
Conference of the Dutch-Flemish Association for Analytic Philosophy, Institute of
Philosophy, University of Leuven, January 21, 2010.
“Five Puzzles for Externalism,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth,
December 3, 2009.
“How to Thwart Zombies and Disembodied Minds with a Can of Rocks,” Socratic
Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth, November 19, 2009.
“Five Puzzles for Anti-Individualism,” 2009 Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting,
St. Catherine University, November 7, 2009. Commentator: Joe Owens (University
of Minnesota, Twin Cities).
“How to Thwart Disembodied Minds and Zombies with a Can of Rocks,” Invited
Colloquium at Inver Hills Community College, October 27, 2009.
“William James on the Fringe of Attention,” 2008 Minnesota Philosophical Society
Meeting, Macalester College, November 8, 2008. Commentator: David Beard.
“Is Consciousness Natural?” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth,
September 25, 2008.
“Attention and the Enactive Approach to Perception,” invited talk for the Mind-Body
Connection (Psy 5131, UMD), June 15, 2008.
“Intentionality,” guest presentation for the Philosophy of Psychology (Phil 3570, UMD),
April 8, 2008.
“Saving Time: How Attention Explains the Utility of Supposedly Superfluous
Representations,” Pacific Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Society,
Pasadena, March 20, 2008. Commentator: Orlin Vakarelov.
“Attentional Experiments and Consciousness,” Meet the Professor, University of
Minnesota, Duluth Honors Program, March 13, 2008.
“Saving Time: How Attention Explains the Utility of Supposedly Superfluous
Representations,” Invited Colloquium at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities,
Center for Cognitive Sciences, February 28, 2008.
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“Saving Time: How Attention Explains the Utility of Supposedly Superfluous
Representations,” College of Liberal Arts Research Thursday Presentation,
University of Minnesota, Duluth, November 15, 2007.
“Evolution and Intelligent Design,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth,
November 8, 2007.
“Is Religion Rational?” a panel discussion with Sean Walsh, David Cole, Casey
McGinnis and myself, Philosophy Department Colloquium, University of Minnesota,
Duluth, November 6, 2007.
“Saving Time: How Attention Explains the Utility of Supposedly Superfluous
Representations,” 2007 Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting, Inver Hills
Community College, October 20, 2007. Commentator: Wade Savage.
Commentator for “The Ineffability of Visual Experience,” by Emily Esch, 2007
Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting, Inver Hills Community College, October
20, 2007.
“Three Challenges to the Attention Model,” Philosophy Department Colloquium,
University of Minnesota, Duluth, October 9, 2007.
“Philosophical Issues in Cane Toad: An Unnatural History,” Philm Society, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, September 26, 2007.
“William James on the Focus of Attention,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota,
Duluth, September 13, 2007.
“Attention and the New Skeptics,” poster session at the Society for Philosophy and
Psychology Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June 14-16, 2007.
“Saving Time: How Attention Explains the Utility of Supposedly Superfluous
Representations,” Philosophy Department Colloquium, University of Minnesota,
Duluth, April 18, 2007.
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Pacific Division Meeting of the
American Philosophical Society, San Francisco, CA, April 4, 2007. Commentator:
Michael Tye.
“Forcing the Salute: How the Supreme Court Started Defending our Civil Liberties,”
Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth, February 8, 2007.
“Attention and the New Skeptics,” 2006 Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting,
University of Minnesota, Duluth, October 14, 2006. Commentator: Barton Moffatt.
Commentator and Chair for “David Lewis and the Motivations for Individualism,” by
Tomas Hribek, 2006 Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, October 14, 2006.
“Two Puzzles for Externalism,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth,
October 3, 2006.
“Attention and the New Skeptics,” Towards a Science of Consciousness Conference,
2006, Tucson, AZ, April 4, 2006. This talk was videotaped and made available for
sale on DVD at the conference.
“Attention and the New Skeptics,” Philosophy Department Colloquium, St. Cloud State
University, St. Cloud, MN, March 3, 2006.
“Free Will,” panelist, Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth, October 27,
2005.
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“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” 2005 Minnesota Philosophical Society
Meeting, University of Saint Thomas, October 22, 2005. Commentator: Wade
Savage.
Commentator on “The Logic of Phenomenal Transparency,” by Kenneth Williford, 2005
Minnesota Philosophical Society Meeting, University of Saint Thomas, October 22,
2005.
Chair for “Gaps in the Explanatory Gap,” by C. Wade Savage, 2005 Minnesota
Philosophical Society Meeting, University of Saint Thomas, October 22, 2005.
“The Dark Side of Inverted Earth,” Socratic Society, University of Minnesota, Duluth,
October 13, 2005.
“Attention and the New Skeptics,” Philosophy Department Colloquium, University of
Minnesota, Duluth, March 31, 2005.
“Attention and the New Skeptics,” Philosophy Department Colloquium, University of
Arkansas, Little Rock, AR, March 17, 2005.
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Third Annual Hawaii International
Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, January 13, 2005.
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Southern California Philosophy
Conference, U.C. Irvine, October 30, 2004
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” National Postgraduate Analytic
Philosophy Conference, Magdalene College, Cambridge, England, July 2, 2004.
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Philosophy Department Colloquium,
U.C. Irvine, June 9, 2004.
“Attention, Phenomenology, and the Self,” California Society for the Study of Husserl’s
Philosophy, U.C. Irvine, May 23, 2004.
“Type Identity Theory,” invited lecture for Philosophy 122, Metaphysics of Mind (upper
division/graduate cross-listed), U.C. Irvine, May 4, 2004.
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Invited talk for Psychology 239
(graduate Cognitive Science seminar on the Mind/Body Problem), U.C. Irvine, Feb.
26, 2004.
“Tye-Dyed Teleology and the Inverted Spectrum,” Graduate Student Colloquium Series,
U.C. Irvine, Feb. 20, 2004.
“The Structure of Attention,” Graduate Student Colloquium Series, U.C. Irvine, August
9, 2002.
Commentator on “Neurosemantics” by Paul Churchland, Southern California Philosophy
Conference, Oct. 21, 2000.
Radio Appearances (on KUCI, the U.C. Irvine radio station)
“Behe’s Bad Arguments: A Critique of Intelligent Design,” February 8, 2005.
“Darwin Day: Reprising the Evolution/Creationism Controversy” with Ian Nieves,
February 11, 2002.
“The Evolution/Creationism Controversy” with Doug Hill, March 5, 2001.
“What is Philosophy?” with Ian Duckles, November 13, 2000.
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HONORS AND AWARDS
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, DULUTH:
UEA Special Faculty Development Funding Grant ($368), March 9, 2011.
UEA Special Faculty Development Funding Grant ($400), February 21, 2011.
UEA Special Faculty Development Funding Grant ($400), November 10, 2010.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), October 18, 2010.
College of Liberal Arts Research Grant ($600), March 9, 2010.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), February 17, 2010.
Imagine Fund Annual Arts and Sciences Faculty Award (project title: The Gorilla
Variations, $3000), April 3, 2009.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), February 19, 2009.
Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative Grant for Faculty in Residence ($10000), November 19,
2008.
College of Liberal Arts Research Development or Travel Award ($500), February 27,
2008.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), February 11, 2008.
College of Liberal Arts Research Development or Travel Award ($155.15), November 1,
2007.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), October 9, 2007.
College of Liberal Arts Research Development or Travel Award ($500), March 27, 2007.
Chancellor’s Diversity Initiative Grant for Faculty in Residence ($6305), October 24,
2006.
Grant for the Improvement of Teaching in the College of Liberal Arts ($459), October 24,
2006.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), October 6, 2006.
Chancellor’s Faculty Small Grant ($750), March 16, 2006.
College of Liberal Arts Research Development or Travel Award ($500), March 8, 2006.
College of Liberal Arts Research Development or Travel Award ($200), November 10,
2005.
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE:
U.C. Santa Barbara Faculty Fellowship for 2005-2006, declined.
Humanities Graduate Essay Award ($200), June 2005.
Graduate Student Research and Travel Awards ($500 each), Summer 2004, Winter 2005.
Humanities Center Graduate Individual Research Grant ($1000), Summer 2003.
Awards for Excellence in Teaching and TA Mentoring, May 2003, May 2002, May 2001.
Regent's Dissertation Fellowship, Spring 2003.
Summer Dissertation Fellowship, Summer 2002.
U.C. Irvine Most Promising Future Faculty Member Dissertation Fellowship Award,
campus-wide competition, May 2002.
Matchette Outstanding Teaching Assistant Prize, May 2001.
Regent's Fellowship, Fall 1997—Spring 1998.
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TEACHING
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota, Duluth
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Philosophy of Language (Fall 2009, Spring 2012)
Philosophy of Law and Punishment (Fall 2005, Fall 2007, Spring 2009, Spring
2011, Spring 2012)
Critical Thinking (Spring 2007, Spring 2008, May 2008, May 2009, Summer
2010, Fall 2010, Summer 2011, Fall 2011)
Introduction to Philosophy (Spring 2008, Fall 2008 – 3 sections, Spring 2009,
Spring 2011, Fall 2011 – 2 sections)
Values and Technology (Fall 2007, Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010)
Medical Ethics (Spring 2008, Spring 2010)
Philosophy of Psychology (Spring 2006, Fall 2009)
19th and 20th Century Philosophy (Spring 2006, Spring 2007)
Senior Seminar: Consciousness, Self-Reference and the Self-Image (Fall 2006)
Ethical Theory (Fall 2006)
Ethics and Society (Fall 2005)
Graduate Student, University of California, Irvine
Instructor of Record, Philosophy
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Introduction to Deductive Logic (Spring 2005)
Law and Society, lower division (Winter 2005)
Topics in Philosophy of Law, upper division (Fall 2003)
Humanities Core, lower division writing (Fall 2001—Spring 2002, Spring 2004)
Teaching Assistant Training and Pedagogy (Fall 2000, Fall 2002)
Critical Reasoning (Summer 2001)
Teaching Assistant
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Introduction to Ethics (Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Summer 2004)
Introduction to Philosophy (Winter 2000, Spring 2001)
Philosophy of Biology, upper division writing (Winter 2001)
Existentialism (Spring 2000)
History of Ancient Philosophy (Fall 1999)
Philosophy & Psychoanalysis (Winter 1999)
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Machiavelli, upper division (Spring 2003)
Metaphysics, upper division (Winter 2000)
Teaching Presentations (UMD)
“Teaching Assistant Training,” Sept. 7, 2006; Jan. 22-23, Sep. 5 and 16, 2008; Jan. 21
and 23, Sep. 8, 2009; Sep. 7, 9, 10 and 14, 2010; Jan. 18, June 2, Sept. 8, and Sept.
30, 2011.
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Teaching Presentations (U.C. Irvine)
“Cheating with Jason,” invited presentation for Philosophy graduate seminar, Teaching
Assistant Training and Pedagogy, Oct. 18, 2004
“Promoting a Culture of Academic Honesty at U.C. Irvine,” invited panelist at the Winter
Teaching Colloquy, Feb. 6, 2003
“Preventing, Detecting and Dealing With Academic Dishonesty,” presentation to the
Philosophy Faculty, Dec. 4, 2002
“Propping Up Discussion,” workshop co-presented with Brandy Griffin to the Teaching
Assistants in the School of Social Sciences, May 29, 2002
“What the Instructional Resources Center Can Do for You,” part of the Humanities Core
Orientation Program, Sept. 19, 2001
Certificate in Course Design, awarded by the Instructional Resources Center, June
2001.
ACADEMIC SERVICE
Professional Service at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
Reviewer for Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.
Reviewer for Philosophical Psychology.
Reviewer for Philosophical Explorations.
Educational Policy Committee member, Fall 2011 – Spring 2012.
CLA Change Team member, Fall 2011 – present.
CLA Dean’s Teaching and Technology Group (renamed CLA EXcite), Spring 2011 present.
Philosophy Department Library Liaison, Fall 2007 – Spring 2009, Spring 2011 – present.
Pre-Law Advisor, Fall 2007 – present.
Teaching Assistant Mentor for the Philosophy Department, Fall 2006 – present.
Assisted Dept. Chair David Cole with the preparation of our Departmental Self Study for
the External Review of the Philosophy Department in the Spring of 2012.
Senior Honors Thesis Advisor for David Spence, “The Union of Integrity and Virtue,”
Fall 2011.
UROP advisor for Codi Stevens, “A Series of Unfortunate Conclusions for the Higher
Order Thought Theorist,” Fall 2011.
Created “Why Take More Philosophy” document, with Robert Schroer.
Chair of the Philosophy of Science/Ethical Theory Search, Spring-Summer 2011, which
let us hire both Robert Schroer and Jeannine Schroer.
Regular participant in the weekly Psychology Undergraduate Society meetings, chaired
by Robert Lloyd and John Taylor, of the Psychology Dept. at UMD, Fall 2010 –
Spring 2011.
Participated in the “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser, organized by Beta Lambda Psi, benefitting
Animal Allies, April 25-29, 2011.
EOAA training, pursuant to my duties as Chair for a Tenure Track search, March 25,
2011.
“How to Argue about God,” co-presenter, Bulldog Bash, Sept. 4 and Sept. 6, 2010.
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Reviewed The Power of Critical Thinking, 3rd Edition, by Lewis Vaughn, for the Oxford
University Press, August 16, 2010.
Participated in the “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser, organized by Beta Lambda Psi, benefitting
Animal Allies, April 19-23, 2010.
College of Liberal Arts Academic Affairs Committee, Spring 2006; Fall 2010.
“Darwin and Creationism,” an invited presentation for The University for Seniors,
University of Minnesota, Duluth, November 17, 2009.
“Evolutionary Psychology and Sociobiology,” an invited presentation for The University
for Seniors, University of Minnesota, Duluth, November 10, 2009.
Participated in the “Kiss the Pig” fundraiser, organized by Beta Lambda Psi, benefitting
Animal Allies, April 13-17, 2009.
Advising for incoming Freshmen, March 27, 2009.
Senior Honors Thesis Advisor for Joey Miller, “Personal Identity,” Spring 2009.
Faculty Advisor to the Socratic Society, Fall 2008-Spring 2009.
“William James and the Stream of Consciousness,” an invited presentation for The
University for Seniors, University of Minnesota, Duluth, October 9, 2008.
“’Prove It!’ Arguing Your Point Effectively in Essays, Speeches, and Class Discussions,”
co-presenter, Bulldog Bash, Sept. 1, 2008.
“Issues in the Philosophy of Law,” an invited presentation for The University for Seniors,
University of Minnesota, Duluth, October 25, 2007.
Philosophy Department Colloquium Committee, Fall 2007 – Spring 2009.
“Aristotle in An Hour,” an invited presentation for The University for Seniors, University
of Minnesota, Duluth, October 6, 2006.
Director of the Center for Ethics and Public Policy, 2006-2007.
Tenure Track Ethics Search Committee, 2006-2007.
Chair of the One-Year Position Search Committee, Summer 2006. This included the
Department’s first experience with the University’s new on-line employment
application system.
Senior Honors Thesis advisor for Brian Copeland, “What We Can Learn From Inverted
Earth,” 2007.
Senior Honors Thesis advisor for Aaron Mertes, “In Defense of the Perennial
Philosophy” 2006.
UROP advisor for Vladimir Messing “On The Birth of Tragedy,” Fall 2006.
UROP advisor for Aaron Mertes, “Understanding Religious Pluralism,” Spring 2006.
Advising for incoming Freshmen, April 14, 2006.
Invited Panelist for the UMD Diversity Commission panel on the politics and history of
race in America (discussion the PBS production, “Race: The Power of an Illusion”),
March 22, 2006.
Tenure Track Ethics Search Committee, 2005-2006.
Tenure Track Epistemology, Philosophy of Language or Science, or Analytic
Metaphysics Search Committee, 2005-2006.
Sole representative to meet with applicants for both Searches at the Dec. 2005 Eastern
Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association in New York. I met
with ten applicants per Search.
Professional Service at the University of California, Irvine
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Pedagogical Fellow Search Committee, 2005
Graduate Student Representative, 2002-2003
Member of the Undergraduate Curriculum Review Subcommittee, 2002-2003
Teaching Assistant Consultant Search Committee, 2001, 2002
Executive Coordinator, Southern California Philosophy Conference, Oct. 26, 2002
Organizer and Chair, “Visual Intelligence” an open talk by Don Hoffman, April 10, 2001
Member of the Division of Undergraduate Education Committee on Teaching, 2000-2001
Officer at Large, Students for Science and Skepticism, 2000-2003
Educator Training and Teaching Assistant Mentoring at the University of
California, Irvine
Teaching Assistant Consultant
 Philosophy Department, Logic and Philosophy of Science, and Classics (2002-03)
 School of Social Sciences (2001-02)
 Philosophy Department (2000-01)
Utility Teaching Assistant Consultant
 Humanities and School of Social Sciences (2004-05)
Teaching Assistant Consultants work with the Instructional Resources Center to design
and present two full days of workshops to train the new Teaching Assistants in their
duties.
Educational Technology Experience
Interviewed for “New Technology Update: Electronic Plagiarism Detection,” by Paula
Murphy, University of California Teaching and Learning Technology Center
Associate Director, May/June 2004. Available at:
http://www.uctltc.org/news/2004/05/plagiarism.html
Created a web site of educational resources for Philosophy (including how to deal with
various forms of academic dishonesty), linked by Philosophy Department,
Instructional Resources Center, and Humanities Core Course. The URL is:
http://e3.uci.edu/00f/32698/plagiarism.html
Beta-tested the Instructional Resource Center’s on-line midterm evaluation program for
the Electronic Educational Environment, Winter 2001.
Employed the Turnitin.com on-line plagiarism detection service in Philosophy of
Biology, Humanities Core, Topics in Philosophy of Law and Law and Society.
Professional Associations
Member of the American Philosophical Association, 1999 — present.
Member of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, 2004 — present.
Affiliate Faculty Member of the Center for Cognitive Sciences at the University of
Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2008 – present.
Languages Read
German
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GRADUATE COURSEWORK
Philosophy of Mind/Psychology/Cognitive Science
Mind and Psychology (D. W. Smith)
Philosophy of Mind (G. Munévar)
Consciousness (D. W. Smith)
Wittgenstein’s Theory of Mind (A. Nelson)
The First Person (D. W. Smith)
Mind/Body Problem (D. Hoffman)
Metaphysics of Mind (M. Montague)
Wittgenstein (A. Hsu)
Phenomenology
Husserl’s Ideas (D. W. Smith)
Husserl’s Logical Investigations (a two-quarter workshop) (D. W. Smith)
Husserl and Consciousness (D. W. Smith)
Philosophy of Science/Biology
Philosophy of Science (J. Barrett)
Species and Natural Kinds (P. K. Stanford)
Challenges to Scientific Realism (P. K. Stanford)
Kuhn, Feyerabend and Scientific Revolutions (G. Munévar)
Philosophy of Biology (P. K. Stanford and F. J. Ayala)
Metaphysics
Empiricism and Pragmatism (J. Barrett and P. K. Stanford)
Descartes (A. Nelson)
Kant – First Critique (A. Nelson)
Judgment Problem (W. Martin)
Theories of Causation (P. K. Stanford)
Ethics
Metaethics (G. Watson)
Moral Dilemmas (A. Cross)
Aristotle’s Eudemian Ethics (G. Santas)
History
Plato (G. Santas)
Kierkegaard (A. Cross)
Machiavelli (E. Bencivenga)
Augustine (E. Bencivenga)
Schopenhauer (E. Bencivenga)
Logic
Set Theory (P. Maddy)
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Metalogic (P. Maddy)
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