I am the Chairperson of Montclair State's Department of Philosophy: http://www.montclair.edu/philosophy
I teach Continental Philosophy, Philosophy of Technology, Philosophy of Art, and Introduction to Philosophy. I received my Ph.D. in Philosophy from Columbia University in 2007, my B.A. from the University of Minnesota.
My research centers on phenomenology, the philosophy of art and music, and the philosophy of technology.
My publications include:
"On the Divide: Analytic and Continental Philosophy of Music” (Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 75, 2017);
Groove: A Phenomenology of Rhythmic Nuance (Bloomsbury Academic, 2014);
Key Terms in Philosophy of Art (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013);
"In Praise of Ambiguity: Musical Subtlety and Merleau-Ponty" (Contemporary Aesthetics 11, 2013);
“Philosophy of Music” (in The Grove Dictionary of American Music, 2nd edn, 2013 — also at Grove Music Online, Oxford Music Online);
"Continental Philosophy and Music" (in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy and Music, 2011);
"*Musical* Musical Nuance," (Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 68, 2010);
"Musical Experience" (in The Oxford Companion to Consciousness, 2009 — also at Oxford Reference Online).
Phenomenology, the Philosophy of Art and Music, and the Philosophy of Technology