Assistant Professor of Political Science | University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
One West University Boulevard
Brownsville, Texas 78520
2016-present University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Assistant Professor of Political Science
2015-2016 University of California, Santa Cruz
Lecturer in Politics and Legal Studies
University of California, Santa Cruz
Ph.D., Politics, 2014
Dissertation: “Justice and Legitimacy: Legal Faith in a Time of Political Exception”
Committee: Robert Meister (Chair), Gopal Balakrishnan, Mark Fathi Massoud
M.A., Politics, 2010
B.A., Politics (honors), 2003
“Justice and Legitimacy: Rawls, Schmitt, and the Normativity of Law,” Law, Culture and the Humanities, vol. 12, no. 1, February 2016, pp. 49-69.
“The Differend of Justice: Violence and Redemption in Dworkin’s Justice For Hedgehogs,” Journal of the American Philosophical Association, vol. 5, issue 2, Summer 2019, pp. 158-173.
“Reasonable Exclusions: The Problem of Political Identity in Liberal Democracy,” New Political Science, vol. 41, issue 3, Summer 2019, p. 381-399.
“A New Metaphysics: Eternal Recurrence and the Univocity of Difference” – Journal of Speculative Philosophy, vol. 34, no. 2, Spring 2020, pp. 179-200.
“Humanity’s Law by Ruti Teitel,” Human Rights Review, Volume 14, Issue 4, December 2013.
ARTICLES UNDER REVIEW
“Black Lives Matter and the Politics of Redemption” – Philosophy & Social Criticism
“Who Has a Stake in Reproductive Choice? Race, Disability, and Social Embodiment” – Feminist Formations
“Crypto-Punditry and the Crisis of Political Media” – Atlantic Journal of Communication
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