• B.A. Studio Art and Philosophy, University of Notre Dame (USA) 1994
  • B.S. Mathematics, University of Notre Dame (USA) 1994
  • Ph.D Philosophy, University of Chicago (USA) 2003


  • Professor of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, since October 2010
  • Lecturer in Ancient Thought, Department of Classics, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Britain, 2007-2010
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, King’s College, London, Great Britain, 2005
  • Assistant Professor (tenure track), Philosophy, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, USA, 2002-2006

Honours and Awards

  • Humboldt Fellowship (Bonn, Germany) 2006
  • Adsit Fellow (Williams College, USA) 2005-2006
  • Whiting Dissertation Fellowship (University of Chicago, USA) 2001-2002
  • Fulbright Fellowship (Bielefeld, Germany) 1994-1995