California

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., philosophy, University of Saskatchewan, 2004; M.A., history, University of Saskatchewan, 2008; M.A., philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2010; Tutor of Theology and Philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2010-2011; PhD,  philosophy, University of St. Thomas, 2017; Instructor, Newman Theological College, 2018-2022; Tutor, Thomas Aquinas College, 2022-present.

 

Publications

  • “17th Century Catholic Reception of Aquinas,” in The Oxford Handbook of the Reception of Aquinas, edited by Matthew Levering and Marcus Plested (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021): 280-292.

  • “Fr. Dewan, Legal Obligation, and the New Natural Law,” The Thomist, Vol. 83, no. 3 (2019): 437-459.

  • “Generation, Gestation, and Birth: An Important Element in the Embryo Adoption Debate,” The Linacre Quarterly, Vol. 85, no.1 (2018): 35-48.

  • “Embryo Adoption and the Incarnation,” National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, vol. 17, no. 3 (Autumn 2107): 382-384.

  • “Is Marriage a Basic Good?” Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, Vol. 90 (2016): 163-173.

  • “Navigating an Impasse in the Embryo Adoption Debate: A Response to Elizabeth Rex,” The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Vol. 16, no. 3 (Autumn 2016), 409-417.

  • "A Thomistic Analysis of Embryo Adoption," The National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly, Vol. 14, no. 4 (Winter 2014), 673-695.

  • "John Capreolus: Prince of Thomists or Corrupter of Thomism?" Nova et Vetera, English Edition, Vol.12, no. 3 (2014): 837-861.

  • "Augustinian Predestination and Ecclesiology: An Intractable Problem?" Studia Patristica, 70 (2013): 401-408.

  • “Augustine and Vatican II: A Broadening Conception of the Church?” Studia Patristica, 48 (2010): 431-435.

 

Lectures & Talks

  • Embryo Transfer: Morally Neutral or Intrinsically Evil? (May 8, 2021)