Associate Professor and Director of
Department of Philosophy
561 S. Kilgo Circle
Atlanta, GA 30322
PhD, Vanderbilt University, 2000
Yale Law School, 1998
Research: ethics, legal theory, critical theory, American Philosophy especially pragmatism, and social and political philosophy.
Selected Publications: Author of Legal Pragmatism (Indiana, 2007). Articles, chapters, and reviews published in The Yale Law Journal, Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Pragmatist Bioethics, New German Critique, Philosophy in American Law (Cambridge, forthcoming 2009) and Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society.
Book Review Editor, The Journal of Speculative Philosophy.
Fellowships and Honors: Emory Center for Teaching and Curriculum Excellence in Teaching Award for the Humanities (2008). President, Georgia Philosophical Society (2002-2003).
Current Projects include a book on ethics and institutional structure and an article on the reconstruction of legitimacy in contemporary social and political philosophy.