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Education

            Ph.D.  Philosophy, Syracuse University (May, 2015)

            B.A.    Philosophy, George Mason University, (May, 2006 Magna Cum Laude)

Area of Specialization

               Ethics

Areas of Competence

               Social & Political Philosophy, Applied Ethics (Bioethics, Environmental Ethics)

Dissertation

               A Defense of Formal Contractualism

               Committee: Ken Baynes (adviser), Ben Bradley, Hille Paakkunainen, Kate Manne,                                       David Sobel

Awards

               Syracuse Summer Research Grant (2014 & 2011)

               GMU ‘Graduates of the Last Decade’ Award (2010)

               Fulbright Fellowship, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main (2007-2008)

Employment

               2017 — Present               Assistant Professor, Gulf Coast State College

               2016 – 2017                     Visiting Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University

               2015 – 2016                     Part-Time Instructor, Syracuse University

                                                         Adjunct Instructor, Le Moyne College

               2011 – 2014                     Teaching Associate, Syracuse University

                                                         Adjunct Instructor, Le Moyne College

                                                         Adjunct Instructor, Bryant and Stratton College

               2008 – 2010                     Teaching Assistant, Syracuse University

Courses Taught

               Gulf Coast State College

               PHI 2600: Ethics

PHI 2010: Introduction to Philosophy

Florida State University

PHI 2630: Ethical Issues and Life Choices

               New Mexico State University

               PHI 320: Social and Political Philosophy

               PHI 100: Philosophy Law and Ethics

               PHI 101: The Art of Wondering

               PHI 321: Biomedical Ethics

               Syracuse University

               PHI 192: Introduction to Moral Theory

               PHI 175: Introduction to Political and Social Theory

               PHI 191: Ethics and Contemporary Issues (TA for Laurence Thomas)

               PHI 293: Ethics and the Media Professions (TA for Paul Prescott)

               Le Moyne College

               PHIL 210: Moral Theory

               Bryant & Stratton College

               PHI 250: Practices in Analytic Reasoning and Critical Thinking

 Publications

  • “Toward a Functionalist Account of Blame” SouthwestPhilosophical Studies (Forthcoming)

Presentations

  • “Defending Formal Contractualism”
    • Florida Philosophical Association (2017)
  • Toward a Functionalist Account of Blame”
    • New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society (2017)
  • “Blame, Obligation and Dignity: How to Establish Second-Personal Authority”
    • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress (2015)
    • Northwest Philosophy Conference (2014)
    • Indiana Philosophical Association (2014)
    • U. ABD Workshop (2014)
  • “Explaining Moral Normativity: Moral Criticism and the Wrong Kind of Reasons”
    • UGA Phil. Graduate Conference (2013)
    • Gonzaga Phil. Graduate Conference (2013)
  • “Anticipating Overlapping Consensus: Why Rawls’s Method of Justification Requires Discourse.”
    • U. Working Papers Workshop (2011)
    • WMU Phil. Graduate Conference (2011)
  • Comments on Irwin Chan’s “‘And You, Brutus?’: Blame in Personal Relationships”
    • New Mexico Texas Philosophical Society (2017)
  • Comments on George Tsai’s “Expressives as Oppressive Speech”
    • Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress (2015)
  • Comments on Amy Massoud’s “Supererogation and Constitutivism”
    • U. ABD Workshop (2012)

Service

  • Faculty Adviser: GCSC Center for Inquiry (2017 –)
  • Division Representative for:
    • Civic Engagement Committee (2017-2018, GCSC)
    • Tech Standards Committee (2017-2018, GCSC)
  • ABD Workshop co-organizer  (2011-2012)

Professional Memberships

  • American Philosophical Association

References

Timothy Cleveland
Professor of philosophy
New Mexico State University
575-646-4444
tclevela@nmsu.edu
For letters from the following references at Syracuse University please contact Lisa Farnsworth: LFARNSWO@SYR.EDU
Ken Baynes
Professor of Philosophy
Syracuse University
315-443-8976
krbaynes@syr.edu
Hille Paakkunainen
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Syracuse University
315-443-5827
hpaakkun@syr.edu
Ben Bradley
Allan and Anita Sutton Professor of Philosophy, Department Chair
Syracuse University
(315) 443-5813
wbradley@syr.edu