Professional Teaching Qualifications
Since June 2020 I have been an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA).
- Defining Death: What is human death? When does it occur? What ethical difference does it make – University of Leeds, Autumn 2019 semester
Year 3 ethics project as part of the School of Medicine’s Year 3 Campus to Clinic. Topics discussing include somatic, whole-brain, and higher-brain definitions of death, and death as a process. Topics and reading list curated by me.
- Medical Ethics (Georgia Testa) – University of Leeds, Autumn 2019 semester (in progress)
Part of the School of Medicine’s Year 1 Campus to Clinic. Topics discussing include capacity and autonomy, valid consent, truth-telling and withholding information, and confidentiality.
- Knowledge, Self and Reality (Robin Le Poidevin) – University of Leeds, Spring 2019 semester
Topics discussing include scepticism, truth, other minds, the possibility of change, time and persistence, and the self.
- The Structure of Reality (Steven French) – University of Leeds, Autumn 2018 semester
Topics discussed include various conceptions of what imposes a structure on what exists (e.g. laws, causality, space, and time.)
- Introduction to Philosophy of Religion (Scott Shalkowski) – University of Leeds, Autumn 2018 semester
Topics discussed include the Kalām cosmological argument, the problem of evil, atheism, agnosticism, and non-classical conceptions of God.
- How Science Works (Ellen Clarke) – University of Leeds, Spring 2018 semester
Topics discussed included scientific realism, induction, testability, sociality and values in science, and reductionism.
- Great Philosophical Thinkers (Nick Jones) – University of Leeds, Autumn 2017 semester
Topics discussed included Plato’s Meno, René Descartes’ Meditations on First Philosophy, and John Locke’s “Of Identity and Diversity” (from An Essay Concerning Human Understanding).
- Introduction to Ethics (Lara Giordano) – University of Kansas, Autumn 2015 – Spring 2016 semesters
Topics discussed included Aristotelian virtue ethics, utilitarianism, deontology, ethics of care, abortion, hedonism, ethical egoism, divine command theory, and moral relativism.
- Introduction to Philosophy (Sarah Robins) – University of Kansas, Autumn 2014 – Spring 2015 semesters
Topics discussed included personal identity, theories of knowledge, philosophy of mind and cognition, scientific reasoning, and artificial intelligence.
- Tutor for the Kansas Athletics Tutoring Program: University of Kansas, fall 2015 – spring 2016
Tutored student-athletes in a variety of writing intensive subjects including Introduction to Ethics, English Composition, Ethics in Sports, Introduction to Philosophy, and Philosophical Communications.