Professor of Philosophy
Office: Bryant Hall 16
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1998
B.A., University of Maryland-College Park, 1989z
Gifford Research Fellow in Natural Theology at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, 1999 – 2001
Postdoctoral Research Associate at the Center for Philosophy of Religion at the University of Notre Dame, 2001 – 2002
TEACHING AND COURSES OFFERED
Phil 101 Introduction to Philosophy
Phil 103 Logic: Critical Thinking
Phil 319 Symbolic Logic
Phil 328 Biomedical Ethics
Phil 345 Environmental Ethics
Phil 351 Philosophy of Religion
Phil 360 Philosophical Issues in Science/Religion
Recent topics of upper-division and graduate-level seminars: Philosophy of Religion, Philosophy of Science
My central research areas concern metaphysics, philosophy of science, and philosophy of religion. A specific area of research concerns contemporary versions of the Design Argument for the existence of God.
An up-to-date list of my publications and work in progress can be found here.
STATEMENT ON MISQUOTATION OF MY VIEWS ON THE MULTIVERSE
I have been repeatedly misquoted in the literature on fine-tuning in such a way that it appears I oppose the multiverse hypothesis and am critical of atheists. For a full statement on this misquotation, click here.