2018-Now Faculty and Provost, Activist Graduate School
2018-19 Distinguished Visiting Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities/ Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College, NY
Ph.D. in Rhetoric with the designated emphasis in Critical Theory, UC Berkeley
M.A. in Rhetoric, UC Berkeley
M.A. in Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture, SUNY Binghamton
B.A. in History with the minor in Interpretation Theory, Swarthmore College
“Review of Chad Jorgensen, The Embodied Soul in Plato’s Later Thought (Cambridge, 2018),” Journal for the History of Philosophy, forthcoming.
"What is the Meaning of Socrates’ Last Words? A Multifaceted Approach," Ancient Philosophy, forthcoming.
"'We are the Disease': Truth, Health, and Politics from Plato's Gorgias to Foucault," Epoché, 18.2: 287-310.
"Do Trees Have Standing?" (with Micah White), Adbusters Magazine #105.
"Fourth Wave Feminism," Adbusters Magazine #103.
"Occupy as Form: The Virus," UC Berkeley Arts Research Center, online.
FELLOWSHIPS AND HONORS
FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
Frank E. Ratliffe Fellowship in Classical Antiquity, UC Berkeley
Critical Theory Dissertation Fellowship, UC Berkeley
Grant for Digital Innovation, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department
Dean’s Normative Time Fellow, UC Berkeley
Summer Grant, UC Berkeley Graduate Division
Grant for Exam Preparation, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department
Ancient Greek Summer Workshop Grant, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department
Mellon Discovery Fellow, Townsend Center for the Humanities, UC Berkeley
HONORS AND AWARDS
Outstanding Graduate Instructor Award, UC Berkeley
Wollenberg Award, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department
Phi Beta Kappa National Society, Swarthmore College
LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
“What is the Meaning of Socrates’ Last Words?”, invited lecture in Classics, Yale University
“Ring Composition in Plato’s Phaedo”, invited presentation at the Workshop in Philosophy, Literature, and the Arts, Stanford University
“Socrates’ Last Words”, guest lecture at Professor Nick Smith’s seminar, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.
“Three Questions,” Seminar, Colloquium and Residency at Caldera, Institute for Creative Research, Sisters, OR
“Famous Last Words: The Life, Death, and Disease of Socrates,” Rumpakis/Dussin Lecture, Reed College
“Sick with Contradiction: A Literary-Philosophical Reading of Plato’s Phaedo," Rhetoric of Rhetoric Workshop, UC Berkeley
“Post-Theory: Safe Seeing in Plato, After the Internet,” Theory/Post-Theory Interdisciplinary Conference, UC Berkeley.
“'We are the Disease': A Politico-Etiological Reading of Plato’s Gorgias,” 35th Annual Collegium Phaenomenologicum Participants’ Conference, Città di Castello, Italy
“Truth, Health and Politics in Plato’s Gorgias,” Mellon Discovery Fellows Annual Members’ Session, UC Berkeley Townsend Center.
“Statelessness as Disease in Arendt’s Origins of Totalitarianism,” invited presentation with Dr. Judith Butler, Critical Theory Thirty Pages Seminar, UC Berkeley
“Is There Hope for History? Nietzsche and Heidegger on the Meanings of History,” Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) Annual Meeting, Arlington, VA
"Resistance to Techno-Capitalism: Heidegger and Marx on the Machine,” 19th Annual Philosophy, Interpretation, & Culture (PIC) Conference, Binghamton, NY
How to Change the World (Workshop). Co-faculty, Hannah Arendt Center, Bard College
Technology and Social Change. Co-Faculty, Telluride Association Summer Program (TASP), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Exploring the Liberal Arts (*online course), Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley
Ancient Philosophy. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley
Ancient Rhetoric. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley
Rhetoric of Photography. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley
Rhetoric of Nature (Writing). Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley
The Craft of Writing. Graduate Instructor, UC Berkeley
Philosophies of History and Time. Instructor, SUNY Binghamton
Medical Ethics. Teaching Assistant, SUNY Binghamton
Perpetual War. Teaching Assistant, SUNY Binghamton
NETWORKS, PROJECTS AND SERVICE
Participant, New York Classics and Philosophy (NYCAP) Ancient Greek reading group, New York University
Participant, “The Place of Greece,” Postclassicisms Reading Group, Princeton University
Co-facilitator, Ancient Greek Reading Group, Columbia University
Participant, Northwest Workshop in Ancient Philosophy, Reed College
Participant, “Swarms,” Postclassicisms Workshop, UC Berkeley
Organizer, Interdisciplinary Women’s Virtual Dissertation Working Group
Twitter Facilitator, UC Berkeley Rhetoric Department
Facilitator, Philosophy Camp, Rubicon Foundation, Arlington, WA
Participant, Collegium Phaenomenologicum, Città di Castello, Italy
Graduate Assistant, “Old Things” Strategic Working Group, UC Berkeley Townsend Center for the Humanities
Co-Organizer, Philosophy, Interpretation, and Culture (PIC) Department Proseminar, SUNY Binghamton
President, PIC Student Alliance, SUNY Binghamton
Co-Organizer, 19th Annual PIC Conference, SUNY Binghamton
Ancient Greek (full professional competency)
Arabic, Egyptian and Modern Standard (basic)
French (reading knowledge)
German (reading knowledge)