Academic interests

Metaphysics, Causation, Philosophy of Science, Logic and Critical Thinking, Philosophy of Creativity


Frequently taught courses: Introduction to Philosophy (P110); Logic (P162); Symbolic Logic (P265); Space, Time, and Causation (P383); Paradoxes (P383); Philosophy of Creativity (P383).


  • IUPUI Trustees Teaching Award (twice)
  • Curriculum Enhancement Grant, IUPUI Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Order of Troy Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service to the life of the University of Southern California
  • Supplemental Instruction Excellence Award, Learning Assistance Center, California State University Long Beach


  • Board Member & Chief Financial Officer, Lindley Institute for Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy Club Advisor/Coordinator, 2006–2009
  • Planning Committee, 2013 Joseph Taylor Symposium
  • IUPUI Student Appeals Pool