I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Daemen College in Buffalo, New York.
In the summer of 2012, I was a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.
My research in philosophy of psychiatry is situated at the cusp of feminist approaches to philosophy of science, philosophy of mind/ cognitive science and ethics. Empirical research on psychopathology and first person narratives of mental disorder are central to my work.
I recently co-organized the Early Career Scholars Conference in Philosophy of Psychiatry, held on November 21-22 2014, at the Center for Philosophy of Science at University of Pittsburgh. You can read a summary here and a commentary here.
Where I (sometimes) blog.
I am the Executive Coordinator of the Association for the Advancement of Philosophy and Psychiatry.
I edit the following PhilPapers categories:
Note: The subtitle of this website is inspired by the following quote from Janet Frame‘s autobiography:
From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of facts and truths and memories of truths and its direction always toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth. (Frame 2008/1982, 3)