PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
May 2019 (expected) Ph.D. in Political Science, Designated Emphasis in Renaissance and Early Modern Studies, UC Berkeley
Sept 2016- June 2017 Exchange Scholar, University of Chicago
Host Advisor: Professor Jennifer Pitts, Political Science
May 2012 M.A. in Political Science, UC Berkeley
Sept. 2010 M.Sc. in Political Theory, London School of Economics
May 2008 B.A. in Philosophy & Political Science, Tufts University
Laws Living and Armed: the political and legal theory of Thomas Hobbes
Kinch Hoekstra (Chair), Wendy Brown, Victoria Kahn, Shannon Stimson, Dan Lee
CONFERENCE AND WORKSHOP PRESENTATIONS
2018 “Legal Science and Thomas Hobbes,” APSA
2018 “Legal Punishment and Obligation,” European Hobbes Society Conference, University of Amsterdam.
2017 “Legal Battles for Political Authority,” APSA
2016 “Hobbes, Equity, and Arbitrary Will” Oxford University Political Theory Workshop
2016 “What did Equity mean?” History of Political Ideas Early Careers Seminar, Institute for Historical Research, London UK.
2016 “Thomas Hobbes on Legal Authority and Judicial Power,” Western Political Science Association
2016 “Limits of Law,” UC Berkeley Hobbes Workshop
2015 “What are the rules of law?” Thomas Hobbes on Reason and Passions, Law and Politics Conference, Center for British Studies, UC Berkeley
2014 “Thomas Hobbes on the Rules of Law,” Graduate Conference, Renaissance & Early Modern Studies DE, UC Berkeley
2013 “What are the rules of law?” UC Berkeley Political Theory Workshop
TEACHING EXPERIENCE, UC BERKELEY
Lecturer, UC Berkeley, Political Science Dept.
2018 History of Early Modern Political Thought
2018 History of Modern Political Thought
Teaching Assistant, UC Berkeley, Political Science Dept.
2017 Ancient and Medieval Political Thought (Prof. Dan Lee)
2014 Ancient History of Political Thought (Prof. Kinch Hoekstra)
2014 Early Modern History of Political Thought (Prof. Shannon Stimson)
2013 Introduction of Political Theory (Prof. Sarah Song)
2013 Gender and International Human Rights (Prof. Helene Silverberg)
2012 Ancient History of Political Thought (Prof. Kinch Hoekstra)
Teaching Assistant, Tufts University, Political Science Dept.
2009 Intro to Modern Political Thought (Prof. Rob Devigne)
2009 Rousseau’s Political Philosophy (Prof. Rob Devigne)
2008 Nietzsche’s Political Philosophy (Prof. Rob Devigne)
2008 Liberalism and Its Critics (Prof. Rob Devigne)
GRADUATE HONORS AND AWARDS
2018 Clark Library Fellowship, Center for Seventeenth-and Eighteenth-Century Studies
2015-2016 Graduate Division's Doctoral Completion Fellowship, UC Berkeley
2011-2016 Departmental Fellowship, Political Science, UC Berkeley
2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, UC Berkeley
ACADEMIC SERVICE, UC BERKELEY
2014 Graduate Student Representative, Political Theory search committee
2014 Thomas Hobbes on Reason and Passions, Law and Politics Conference, Center for British Studies, UC Berkeley, Conference co-organizer
2012-2013 Center for British StudiesGraduate Conference in History of British Political Thought, UC Berkeley, Conference co-organizer and host
RESEARCHER EXPERIENCE, UC BERKELEY
2014–2017 Graduate Student Researcher for Prof. Kinch Hoekstra, Creation of Order, copyediting assistance on The Oxford Handbook of Hobbes (2016).