Curriculum Vitae

Current Positions
Saint Louis College of Pharmacy 
Adjunct Professor
Southern University of Illinois-Edwardsville
Adjunct Professor

2020 - present
2020 - present
Education
2020 Ph.D. Philosophy, Saint Louis University
Graduate minor in women and gender studies
Dissertation: The Disgust of Anatomy
Committee: Jeff Bishop, Dan Haybron, Carolyn Korsmeyer (SUNY-Buffalo)
2014 MA, Philosophy, Marquette University
Specialization in Social and Applied Philosophy
2013 Internship, Bioethics, University of Minnesota
Center for Bioethics
Intern for Joan Liaschenko
2011 Honors BA, Philosophy, Marquette University
Minor in criminology and law studies
Teaching 
Experience
2020 - present
2020 - present
  2020
2015 - 2020
Saint Louis College of Pharmacy 
Introduction to Ethics (1x)
Southern University of Illinois-Edwardsville
Reasoning and Argumentation (3x)

University of Missouri- St. Louis 
Sexual Ethics (1x- co-taught with Eric Wiland)

Saint Louis University
Philosophy of Feminism (1x)
Medical Ethics (1x)
Self and Reality (2x)
Ethics (7x)
Journal
Articles
Thinking Epistemically about Gender and                       2018
Physician Assisted Death       
International Journal of Applied Philosophy 32 (2):197-208
Understanding And Resolving Conflicting                        2018
Traditions: A MacIntyrean Approach To Shared Deliberation In Medical Ethics 
HEC Forum 30(1), 57-70.

Authenticity in Anatomy Art                                                2017
Journal of Medical Humanities 40 (1):117-138
  2017
Book Reviews
Review Of "Teresa Margolles And 
The Aesthetics Of Death" by Julia Banwell                      
The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 76(1)
  Areas of Interest 
  • Medical Humanities

  • Medical Ethics

  • Aesthetics

  • Applied Ethics (esp. art and technology)

  • History & philosophy of Medicine

   Languages   
  • German 

  • Italian

  Memberships  
  • American Society for Bioethics and Humanities

  • American Philosophical Association

  • Int. Assoc. of the Phil. Of Death and Dying

  • American Society for Aesthetics

  • Society for the History of Technology

   References   

 

​ Jeffrey Bishop   

Saint Louis University

Tenet Endowed Chair in Health Care Ethics

Professor, Philosophy

314-977-2909 Jeffrey.bishop@slu.edu

 Carolyn Korsmeyer   

SUNY-Buffalo

Research Professor, Philosophy

716-645-0144

ckors@buffalo.edu

 Eric Wiland   

University of Missouri- St. Louis

Associate Professor, Philosophy

314-516-5495

wiland@gmail.com

 Dan Haybron   

Saint Louis University

Professor, Philosophy

314-977-3150

Dan.haybron@slu.edu

Conference
presentations
Anatomical Philosophy And Philosophical Anatomy      
  • 2019. SLU Graduate Student Conference. Saint Louis, MO.
Aesthetic Value Of Anatomical Displays Of Plastinated Bodies
  • 2019. APA Eastern Division. New York, NY.
  • 2017. 7th Annual Medical Humanities Conference. Western Michigan University. Kalamazoo, MI.

Being And Bodyworlds: A Heideggerian Critique Of Body Plastinates
  • 2017. Anatomy of the Image: perspectives of the (bio)medical body in science, literature, culture and politics. Melbourne, Australia.
Postmodern Jazz And The Ontology Of Improvisation: Should Jon Benjamin Really Have Learned To Play The Piano     
  • 2018. APA Pacific Division. San Diego, CA.
  • 2017. SLU Graduate Student Conference. Saint Louis, MO.
Understanding And Resolving Conflicting Traditions: A MacIntyrean Approach To Shared Deliberation In Medical Ethics
  • 2016. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Washington D.C.

Robbed Of Life: A Thomistic Position On Terminal Sedation
  • 2017. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Kansas City, MO. 
  • 2016. UFFL. Milwaukee, WI.
Bostrom's Posthuman Dignity    
  • 2015. Invited speaker. SLU Undergraduate Philosophy Club Disputed Speaker Session. Saint Louis, MO.
Authenticity And Anatomy Art
  • 2015. American Society for Bioethics and Humanities. Houston, TX.
  • 2015. SLU Graduate Student Conference. Saint Louis, MO.

Donor Anonymity And Identity In Bodyworld's Exhibits
  • 2014. 4th Annual Medical Humanities Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
Defending Physician Assisted Death Of The Akratic Agent
  • 2014. Philosophy, Personhood, and Virtue Graduate Conference. Loyal University, Chicago, IL.
  • 2014. New Frontiers in Ethics. University of Toronto, Toronto, CAN.
Finding The Good In Dying: A Virtue Theory Defense Of Voluntary Euthanasia
  • 2013. 3rd Annual Medical Humanities Conference. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.

Defending Death With Dignity
  • 2013. Graduate Conference in Medical Humanities. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Grants, Awards & Honors
2020 
  • Dissertation defense- passed with distinction
2019
  • Mellon Foundation Seminar participant (Exploring the Life of Social Ideas) ($2000)
  • SLU Collins Award for Graduate Student Excellence ($2000)
2018
  • Morgan Book Scholarship ($900)
  • APA Pacific Graduate Student Travel Stipend ($400)
  • SLU GSA Conference Travel Award
  • SLU Philosophy Dept. Travel Award
2017
  • SLU2K Research Fellowship (2017-2018)
  • Koch Research Grant ($1000)
  • SLU International Travel Research Grant ($1000)
  • SLU Philosophy Dept. Travel Award ($1000)
  • American Society for Aesthetics Graduate Student Travel Grant (workshop on Art, Perception, and History)
2016
  • SLU GSA Conference Travel Award
  • Honorable Mention (research paper): UFFL Conference, Marquette University
2015
  • SLU Philosophy Dept. Travel Award
  • SLU Graduate Conference: 2nd place paper in humanities
  • SLU GSA Travel Award
2014
  • SLU Philosophy Dept. Travel Award
  • SLU Teaching Assistantship (2014-2019)
  • Marquette Philosophy Dept. Travel Award
  • Marquette GSA Travel Award
 Service
Referee                      
Journal of Medical Ethics
Graduate Student Philosophy Representative         2015-2020
Member: 2017 GSA Conference Awards (Special Ad Hoc) Committee
Reviewer: 2017 SLU Graduate Philosophy Conf.
Co-Organizer: 2016 SLU Graduate Symposium
Co-Organizer: 2016 Wellness Week
Co-Organizer: Henle Conference                                2017-2018
Saint Louis University 
Graphic and Poster Design                                          2017-2018
Henle Conference
Midwest Epistemology Conference
St. Louis Philosophy Formal Organizer.                    2016-2018
Session Chair: APA Central                                                   2015
Saint Louis, MO
Co-Organizer: Graduate Humanities Conf.                       2014
Marquette University 
Graduate Student Assc. Representative                     2013-2014
Marquette University
Session Chair: Workshop On Animal &                             2013
Environmental Philosophy   
Bowling Green State University 

Graduate Student Assc. Representative                     2013-2014
Marquette University