I am currently an Instructor in Philosophy at Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University. In the Fall of 2009 I began a Doctorate in Philosophy of Religion and Theology in the School of Religion at Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California. I received an M.A. in Religion from the Claremont School of Theology (now Claremont Lincoln University) in 2008 and a B.A. in Philosophy from Brigham Young University in 2005.
I’ve published articles in Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought and Element: The Journal for the Society of Mormon Philosophy and Theology. In 2007 I was a Fellow for the Summer Seminar on Joseph Smith at BYU.
I am currently editing a festschrift for BYU professor of Philosophy David Paulsen, titled Sowing the Fields of the Peacemakers: Essays on Mormon Philosophy and Theology in Honor of David L. Paulsen, published through Greg Kofford Books (hopefully available sometime in 2012). The volume consists of essays by Mormon and non-Mormon scholars concerning various issues and concepts in Mormon thought. I’m also co-editing a volume on Atonement in Mormon thought, consisting of various scholars writing on the concept of Atonement in Mormonism as well as a volume on Grace in Mormon thought with Robert Millet.
My dissertation explores the concept of Universalism in the recent philosophical reception of St. Paul (Badiou, Zizek, Agamben, New World Baroque literature, and the religious thought of Joseph Smith in early Mormonism.
I also blog at By Common Consent.