CV


A copy of my cv can be found here.

Education 

University of Washington Seattle, WA                      September 2005-June 2015
Doctor of Philosophy, Philosophy June 2015
Master of Arts, Philosophy May 2009

American University Washington, DC                       Summer 2004
Washington Internship for Native Students Scholarship

Oklahoma State University   Stillwater, OK                Aug. 1988 – May 1999
Bachelor of Arts    Major: Philosophy

Areas of Specialization   Philosophy of Science, Native American Issues
Areas of Competence   Feminism, Practical Reasoning, Logic, Philosophy of Biology

Publications     

      Articles

“On the Causal Efficacy of Natural Selection: A Response to Richards’ Critique of the Standard Interpretation of the Origin” (Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 44 (2013) 745–755) link to article

      Reviews

Philosophy of Science after Feminism, by Janet A. Kourany. Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy, October 2012.  link to the review

Awards and Honors

Biennial Early Career Scholar Article Prize, Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, 2013-2015 link

GO-MAP Minority Dissertation Fellowship, Bank of America University of Washington, 2005-2006 and 2012-2013

Teaching Excellence Letter of Recognition University of Washington, Spring Quarter 2009

Doctoral Student Fellowship for the Institute on the Public Humanities The Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington, Summer 2008

Ed Edmondson Tuition Scholarship, The Sovereignty Symposium XIX Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, May 31- June 1, 2006

Internship for Native American Students, American University Washington D.C., Summer 2004

Outstanding Senior in Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, 1991

Presentations

“On the Causal Efficacy of Natural Selection: A Response to Richards Critique of Darwin’s Analogy”:  The Philosophy of Science Reading Group, University of Washington, January 9, 2013.

“The Problem of Ingrained Analogy”:  The Society for Philosophy of Science in Practice (SPSP), University of Exeter, June 22-24, 2011.

“Analogical Reasoning and Scientific Practice”:

—Research Exchange Session Between the Graduate Students in the University of Washington History/Philosophy Departments and the Graduate Students in the History Department of the University of British Columbia, March 14, 2011.

—The Philosophy of Science Reading Group, University of Washington   January 26, 2011.

“The Problem of Embedded Analogies”:  The Philosophy of Science Reading Group, University of Washington, April 21, 2010.

“Mixed Race Epistemologies: A Possible Complement to Feminist Critiques of Science?”:

—Hypatia’s 25th Anniversary Conference, University of Washington, October 22-24, 2009

—The Eastern Division of the Society for Women in Philosophy (SWIP) Conference, John Carroll University March 28, 2009

“Cultural Diversity:  It’s in Everybody’s Interest”:

—Special Session Arranged by the APA Committee on the Status of American Indians in Philosophy, American Philosophical Association Pacific Division, Portland, March 21-26, 2006.

—The Society for Philosophy in the Contemporary World Conference,   Western Carolina University, July 16-21, 2004. Peer Reviewed.

“The Essential Indian”:  The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado, September 24-25, 2004.

“Consilience and Smoking Guns:  Scientific Validity and the Darwin-Wallace Debate”:    The Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference, University of Colorado, September 19-20, 2003.