My Work

I’m most interested in Hegel’s moral and political philosophy, and contemporary legal and political philosophy. I’m currently thinking about the justification of proportionality in various theories of punishment. Additionally, I’m interested in prison education and prison abolition.


My Pets

Phantom, 3 years old

Other names: Phantom Menace, Fancy, Phan Boy, Phanty Beauty, The Universal Boy

Likes: food, car rides, looking out the window

Dislikes: He’s actually pretty chill. I can’t think of a thing that bothers him.

Rose, 9 years old

Other names: Baby Girl, The Absolute Baby

Likes: food, sleep, and long, slow walks

Dislikes: feet, being alone

Siege, 2 years old

Other names: The Boy, My Dude, C.J. (Comrade Juice)

Likes: food, fighting, yelling

Dislikes: authority