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Charles M Hermes

[Charles Monroe Hermes]

Other Faculty, Philosophy
Last Updated: October 25, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Areas of Specialization: Metaphysics; Ethics; Philosophy of Psychology Areas of Competence: Logic; Philosophy of Language; Philosophy of Science; Epistemology

Education

Education

    • 2006 PhD in Philosophy
      Florida State University, 2006
    • 2003 MA in Philosophy
      Florida State University, 2003
    • 1997 BS in Philosopy
      Univ Wisc Madison, 1997

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2002 to 2007 Instructor
      Florida State University
    • 2005 to 2006 Academic Advisor
      Florida State University
    • 2000 to 2002 Teaching Assistant
      Florida State University

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2017 Honorable Mention Provost's Outstanding Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2016 Nominated for Provost’s Outstanding Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2015 Nominated for Provost’s Outstanding Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2013 Nominated for Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2013 Nominated for Provost’s Outstanding Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 Director of University’s Best Senior Thesis (HURCA Award) sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 Freshman College Outstanding Teacher/Mentor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 Freshman College Service Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 Nominated for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2011 Runner Up for the Provost’s Outstanding Advisor Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2010 Honorable Mention for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2010 Nominated for the Provost’s Outstanding Advisor’s Award sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2008 Nominated for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2007 Nominated for the Provost’s Award for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2006 Nominated for Florida State University’s Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by Florida State University
    • Dec  2005 Chose as model for graduate instructors sponsored by Florida State University's Interdisciplinary Teaching Society

Publications

Presentations

    • October  2013
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Reply to Counterfactuals for Newcombers” ". (October 4, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Causation Ontology and A Priority: A Reply to Stein”", American Philosophical Association . (March 27, 2013).
    • March  2013
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), ""Abortion and Equivocation"", Tarrant Community College, South Campus. (March 15, 2013).
    • April  2012
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Frankfurt Cases and Omissions”", Tarrant Community College, South Campus. (April 6, 2012).
    • April  2012
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Intrinsic Functions: A Reply to Rathkoph”", American Philosophical Association. (April 4, 2012).
    • February  2012
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Free Will and the Duality Thesis: A Reply to Anders”", American Philosophical Association. (February 15, 2012).
    • October  2011
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“The Role of Desire in Early Eastern Philosophy”", Tarrant Community College, South Campus. (October 13, 2011).
    • April  2011
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“I do not Exist” ", Tarrant Community College, South Campus. (April 27, 2011).
    • April  2011
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“The PROP Analysis of Dispositions: A Reply to Vihvelin”", American Philosophical Association. (April 20, 2011).
    • February  2009
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), ""Counterfactual Interveners in Frankfurt Cases"". (February 18, 2009).
    • April  2008
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Finks, Masks, Mimics, and Freedom”", American Philosophical Association. (April 17, 2008).
    • March  2008
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Counterfactual Reasoning in Frankfurt Cases” ", American Philosophical Association. (March 18, 2008).
    • December  2007
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Resurrecting Counterfactual Accounts of Agent’s Abilities” ", American Philosophical Association. (December 27, 2007).
    • April  2007
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Dispositional and Counterfactual Logic” ", American Philosophical Association. (April 3, 2007).
    • October  2006
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Lottery Proposition: A Reply to Skarsaune” ". (October 27, 2006).
    • May  2006
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Defending Weak Centering” ", San Diego, CA. (May 18, 2006).
    • March  2006
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Justificatory Liberalism and the Argument from Respect”". (March 30, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe, "“Breaking the Laws in the Closest Counterfactual Worlds” ", Memphis, Tennessee. (February 24, 2006).
    • February  2006
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“The Multiple Descriptions of the World: A Reply to Wrisley” ", Memphis, Tennessee . (February 24, 2006).
    • November  2005
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“The Overdetermination Argument Against Eliminativism” ", Fayette, Arizona. (November 10, 2005).
    • October  2005
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Properties and Humean Laws” ", Seattle, Washington . (October 21, 2005).
    • October  2005
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“The Concept of Object: A Reply to Oakes” ", Seattle, Washington. (October 21, 2005).
    • April  2005
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Demystifying Dispositions” ", American Philosophical Association. (April 27, 2005).
    • April  2005
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Has the Divine Lawmaker Abandoned Us?” ", Lincoln, Illinois . (April 7, 2005).
    • October  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Truer than Life” ", Atlanta, Georgia. (October 22, 2004).
    • October  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Non-Legal Worlds in Counterfactual Analysis” ", Bellevue, Washington . (October 8, 2004).
    • September  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Hume’s Challenge to the Christian Worldview” ", Grand Rapids, Michigan . (September 16, 2004).
    • July  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Science and the Contextualist Interpretation of Miracles” ", Malibu, California . (July 1, 2004).
    • April  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Two Concepts of Nomic Accessibility” ", American Philosophical Association. (April 22, 2004).
    • April  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Why Only a Humean Should Believe in Miracles” ", La Crosse, Wisconsin . (April 1, 2004).
    • March  2004
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“How Peer Evaluations can be Deceptive” ", American Philosophical Association. (March 24, 2004).
    • December  2003
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Giving Lewis a Second Chance in an Indeterministic World” ", American Philosophical Association. (December 27, 2003).
    • December  2003
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Giving Lewis a Second Chance in an Indeterministic World” ". (December 5, 2003).
    • October  2003
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Cutting out Trumping Preemption” ", Orange Beach, Alabama. (October 24, 2003).
    • October  2003
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Two Concepts of Nomic Accessibility” ", Portland, Oregon. (October 3, 2003).
    • February  2003
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Individualism: A Reply to Ren” ", Tallahassee, Florida . (February 15, 2003).
    • November  2002
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Giving Lewis a Second Chance in an Indeterministic World” ", Gainesville, Florida . (November 22, 2002).
    • February  2002
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Ehring’s Accidental Proof against Tropes” ", Gainesville, Florida . (February 16, 2002).
    • November  2001
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Denying the Doctrine of Undetached Parts” ", Tallahassee, Florida . (November 2, 2001).
    • April  2000
      Hermes, CharlesMonroe (Author & Presenter), "“Mereological Simples and Material Constitution” ". (April 16, 2000).

Courses

      • PHIL 2311-001 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • PHIL 4391-005 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
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      • PHIL 2311-003 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • PHIL 4388-001 TOPICS HIST PH
        (Topic: Time & Time Travel | Course Id: 105936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • PHIL 4388-002 TOPICS HIST PH
        (Topic: Time & Time Travel | Course Id: 105936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 2300-001 INTRO TO PHIL
        (Course Id: 105893)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2020
      • PHIL 4391-003 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 2311-001 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 4394-001 SENIOR THESIS
        (Course Id: 105939)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • PHIL 4391-004 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 2311-003 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 3318-001 PHIL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
        (Course Id: 105912)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 2300-001 INTRO TO PHIL
        (Course Id: 105893)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • PHIL 2311-001 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • PHIL 4391-004 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 2311-003 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 4394-001 SENIOR THESIS
        (Course Id: 105939)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 4387-001 TOPICS VAL TH
        (Topic: Free Will | Course Id: 105935)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 2300-001 INTRO TO PHIL
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 2311-001 LOGIC
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 4394-001 SENIOR THESIS
        (Course Id: 105939)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • PHIL 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 2311-003 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 3317-002 PHILOSOPHICAL LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105911)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 4391-001 CONF COURSE
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2017
      • PHIL 4391-005 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 2311-001 LOGIC
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • PHIL 4391-001 CONF COURSE
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 2311-002 LOGIC
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 2311-003 LOGIC
        (Course Id: 105897)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 3318-001 PHIL OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 1304-002 MORAL PROBLEMS
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • PHIL 4391-001 CONF COURSE
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • PHIL 4388-001 TOPICS HIST PH
        (Topic: Time Travel | Course Id: 105936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015
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      • PHIL 4391-001 CONF COURSE
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      • PHIL 3340-001 TOPICS IN APPLIED ETHICS
        (Topic: Philosophy Through Film | Course Id: 105916)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2014
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • PHIL 4394-002 SENIOR THESIS
        (Course Id: 105939)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014
      • PHIL 4391-002 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 1304-002 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 4387-001 TOPICS VAL TH
        (Topic: Free Will & Responsibility | Course Id: 105935)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 3340-001 TOPICS IN APPLIED ETHICS
        (Topic: Philosophy Through Film | Course Id: 105916)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2013
      • PHIL 4391-001 CONF COURSE
        (Course Id: 105938)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 3321-001 PHIL LANGUAGE
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • PHIL 4386-001 METAPHYSICS
        (Course Id: 105934)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • PHIL 1304-002 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • PHIL 1304-002 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • PHIL 3307-001 PHILOSOPHICAL RESEARCH/WRITING
        (Course Id: 105906)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • PHIL 3324-001 BUSINESS ETHICS
        (Course Id: 111557)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
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        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • PHIL 4394-001 SENIOR THESIS
        (Course Id: 105939)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • PHIL 5392-001 HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
        (Topic: Eastern Philosophy | Course Id: 105946)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2011
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        (Topic: Eastern Philosophy | Course Id: 105936)
        Summer - Five Week - Second - 2011
      • PHIL 3321-001 PHIL LANGUAGE
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • PHIL 3307-001 SEM RES METHOD
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • HONR-LA 4303-003 ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Metaphysics | Course Id: 103862)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
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        (Course Id: 105938)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHIL 1301-001 CRITICAL THINK
        (Course Id: 105882)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHIL 4386-001 METAPHYSICS
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHIL 1304-001 MORAL PROBLEMS
        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHIL 3324-001 TOPICS IN APPLIED ETHICS
        (Topic: War & Terrorism | Course Id: 105916)
        Summer - Summer Intersession - 2010
      • PHIL 4389-001 TOPICS SOC SCI
        (Topic: Philosophy Through Sci Fiction | Course Id: 105937)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2010
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • PHIL 1301-004 CRITICAL THINK
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
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        (Course Id: 105885)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • 2009 to  Present Representative
      ISA Workgroup Department Representative
    • 2007 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      Philosophy Club
    • Past to  2013 Committee Member
      Responsible conduct of Research Committee
    • 2003 to  2005 Chairperson
      Department of Philosophy Grade Appeals Committee
    • 2003 to  2005 Faculty Advisor
      Florida State University Philosophy Club

Service to the Profession

    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Australasian Journal of Philosophy
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Blackwell Publishing
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Canadian Journal of Philosophy
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Dialectica
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Florida Philosophical Review
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Oxford University Press
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      Pacific Philosophical Quarterly
    • Past to  2018
      Editorial Consultant
      The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
    • Past to  2013
      Participant
      NEH Summer Seminar "Metaphysics and Mind"
    • 2011 to  2013
      Committee Member
      Responsible Conduct of Research Committee
    • 2003 to  2004
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Student Philosophical Association
      Florida State University