“Equality and Moral Status: Challenges to Their Grounding.” Co-written with Agnieszka Jaworska. How Can We Be Equals? Moral Equality: its Meaning, Justification, and Scope (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
“Ethics and Essence.” Co-written with Stavroula Glezakos. Routledge Handbook of Essence (Routledge, forthcoming).
“The Moral Status of Human-Animal Chimeras with Human Brain Cells.” Hasting Center Report 49 (2019) 34-36.
“The Moral Status of Children.” Co-written with Agnieszka Jaworska. Routledge Handbook on the Philosophy of Childhood and Children. Eds. Anca Gheaus, Gideon Calder, and Jurgen de Wispelaere. Routledge, 2018. 67-78
“Personhood and Moral Status.” Co-written with Agnieszka Jaworska. Persons: A History in the series Oxford Philosophical Concepts. Ed. Antonia LoLordo. Oxford University Press, 2019. 334-362.
“Responsibility Without Wrongdoing or Blame.” Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, vol 7. Ed. Mark Timmons. Oxford University Press, 2018. 124-148.
“Mere Moral Failure.” Canadian Journal of Philosophy 45 (2015): 58-84.
“Person-Rearing Relationships as a Key to Higher Moral Status.” Co-written with Agnieszka Jaworska. Ethics 124 (2014): 242-271.
“The Grounds of Moral Status.” Co-written with Agnieszka Jaworska. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, March 14, 2013, substantive revision January 2018
“The Promise and Peril of the Pharmacological Enhancer Modafinil.” Bioethics 28 (2014): 436–445 (Epub December 2012).
“Categorizing Goods.” Oxford Studies in Metaethics. Vol 5. Ed. Russ Shafer-Landau. Oxford University Press, 2010. 257-294.
“Emotional Expressions of Moral Value.” Philosophical Studies 132 (2007): 43-57.
“The ‘Should’ of Full Practical Reason.” Philosophical Books 48 (2007): 124-135.
“Acting with Feeling from Duty.” Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 5 (2002): 321-337.
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Awards & Honors
Awards & Honors
National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Summer Stipend, 2023
Faculty Fellow, Humanities Studio, Pomona College, 2018-2019
Wig Distinguished Professor Award for excellence in teaching, Pomona College, 2018
Visiting Researcher, Brocher Foundation, Switzerland, June 2012
Faculty Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity Award, California State University, Northridge, Spring 2009
Probationary Faculty Program Fellowship, California State University, Northridge, Fall 2008
College of Humanities Faculty Fellowship, California State University, Northridge, Spring 2008
Excellence in Teaching Award, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2004–2005
Institute for Humanities Research Fellowship, University of California, Santa Cruz, Spring 2004
Non-tenured Faculty Development Award, University of California, Santa Cruz, Winter 2004
Dissertation Year Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, 2000–2001
Carnap Essay Prize, Philosophy Department, University of California, Los Angeles, 1999
Research Mentorship with Barbara Herman, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998–1999
Fishbaugh & Pollak Memorial Fellowship, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998–1999
Yost Teaching Prize, Philosophy Department, University of California, Los Angeles, 1998
Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst (DAAD) Scholarship, Summer 1995