EDUCATION

2013-Present Phd – CUNY Graduate Center
Political Theory
Graduate Certificate, American Studies
2012 MA – Stony Brook University, Summa Cum Laude
Philosophy and the Arts
Concentrations: Aesthetics, Critical Theory, Phenomenology
2010 BA – Stony Brook University, Cum Laude
Philosophy, minor in English Literature

AREAS OF RESEARCH

History of Political Thought; Social and Cultural Theory (The Frankfurt School, cultural memory, semiotics); American Intellectual History and Cultural Production (literary history, pragmatism, visual culture)

 AWARDS

2013 Graduate Center Fellowship, 5-year funding for the pursuit of a PhD in Political Science
2012 Summa Cum Laude, MA, Stony Brook University
2011 AmeriCorps Alumni
2010 Graduated Cum Laude, BA, Stony Brook University
2010 Outstanding Achievement Award for Community Service, Stony Brook University
2009 Golden Key International Honor Society (must be within top 15% of class)
2009 Sigma Tau Delta English Honors Society

 BOOK REVIEWS

2014 Review of Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination by May Joseph, London School of Economics Review of Books, Forthcoming.
2013 Review of Dispossession: The Performative in the Political by Judith Butler and Athena Athanasiou, London School of Economics Review of Books, August 2013.
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/2013/08/29/book-review-dispossession-the-performative-in-the-political/

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2011 “The Happy Swine and the Lonesome Outcast; Or, Why Philosophers Just Seem So Weird”: Cave Hill Philosophy Symposium, University of the West Indies, Barbados; 9-11 November 2011

CONFERENCE PREPARATION

2012 Co-Reader, Review Committee; Still Life? The Fifth Annual Stony Brook Philosophy and the Arts Conference at the AC Institute, Chelsea, NY. March 30-31, 2012.

 WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION

2013 Statistics for Philosophers, a one-day workshop for philosopherstobecome more competent readers of empirical papers. Topics included: methodological foundations, data analysis, as well as issues philosophers sometimes overlook when integrating their work with literature in the sciences. CUNY Graduate Center; November 8, 2013.

 RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2013-14 Research Assistant, Professor Susan Woodward, Department of Political Science

DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE

2014 -Present Committee Member, Political Science Graduate Student Association Member, Student Elections Committee, Political Science Department

 EXTRACURRICULAR UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2014 – Present Co-Chair, Social and Political Theory Student Association

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION

Association for Political Theory

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

July ’11 – Dec ’12 The World Economic Forum Community Associate
May ’10 – Jan ’11 The Confucius Institute at Pace University Program Coordinator, AmeriCorps
Mar. ’09 – Dec ‘09 The Cambodia Project, Inc. Grant Writer
Feb. ’09 – May ’10 Stony Brook Serves, University Newspaper Staff Writer
Aug. ’08 – Dec ’08 Long Beach City College English and Adult Literacy Tutor
Sept. ’07 – Jul ’08 Restless Development Peer Educator in Nalang, Nepal
April ’05 – Dec ’08 American Golf, Recreation Park Golf Course Senior Golf Shop Professional

LANGUAGES

German – Reading proficiency

French – Elementary speaking and reading

Nepali – Intermediate speaking

 

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