Curriculum Vitae

Updated: October 2019


Education

Certificates

Specialization

  • Moral Theory: Metaethics, Moral Psychology, Normative Ethics
  • Metaphilosophy

Competencies

  • Applied Ethics (esp. Computers and Technology)
  • Action Theory
  • Epistemology
  • Gender & Women’s Studies

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Conklin, S., Artamonova, I., & Hassoun, N. “The State of the Discipline: New Data on Women Faculty in Philosophy.” Ergo (Forthcoming).
  • Wilhelm, I., Conklin, S., & Hassoun, N. (2017).  “New Data on the Representation of Women in Philosophy Journals. ” Philosophical Studies, 175(6): 1441–1464.
  • Nelson, R., Reiss J.E., Gong, X., Conklin, S., & Parker, L., & Palmer, S. E. (2014). “The Shape of a Hole is Perceived as the Shape of its Interior.” Perception, 43:1033–1048.

Essays, Errata, etc.

  • Wilhelm, I., Conklin, S., & Hassoun, N. “Erratum to: New Data on the Representation of Women in Philosophy Journals. ” Philosophical Studies, 175(6): 1465–1466.
  • Nelson, R., Conklin, S., Parker, L., Reiss J. “Holes are Perceived as Shaped in a Speeded Perceptual Task.” Journal of Vision, 10(7): 1156.

Works Under Review    

  • Conklin, S. “Making Sense of Moral Dilemmas: The Possibility of Permissible-Wrong Action.”
  • Hassoun, N. & Conklin, S. “Worship and the Human Problems of Suffering and Evil.”
  • Hassoun, N., Conklin, S., Nekrasov, M. , & West, J. “The Past 110 Years: Historical Data on the Underrepresentation of Women in Philosophy Journals.” (R&R Round 3 Ethics)

Manuscripts

  • “The Adequacy Account of Moral Justification
  •  “The Realm of the Erogatory”

Honors & Awards

Travel

Conference Activity

Papers & Presentations

  • 2020: “Deeds and Dilemmas: Defending the Deeds Account of Justification for Genuine Moral Dilemmas”
    • APA Pacific (Main Program)
  • 2020: “Teaching with Metaphilosophy in Mind”
    • AAPT-APA Teaching Hub Session on Teaching Metaphilosophy to Undergraduates, APA Pacific
  • 2019: “Worship and the Problems of Human Suffering and Evil” (w/ Hassoun, N.)
  • “Ethical Concerns for Philosophy Outreach Programs”
  • 2019: “Data on the Under-Representation of Women in Philosophy” (w/ Hassoun, N.)
  • 2018: “The Possibility of Permissible-Wrong Action”
  • 2018: “Doubting the Deeds Account of Justification”
  • 2018: “An Overview on the State of the Discipline” (w/ Hassoun, N.)
  • 2018: “Reasoning First (Hieronymi, P.),” Kenote Comments
  • 2018: “Obstructions to Graduate Student Professionalization”
    • Connected Academics Summer Institute
  • 2018: “Instructor Diversity and Implicit Bias in Course Evaluations” (w/ Lima, J.)
    • MAP SoCal Regional Meeting
  • 2018: “Analysing Online Resources for Writing a Philosophy Paper”
  • 2018: “Humanists at Work in the Hybrid Spaces of the Future”
    • Western Association of Graduate Schools Meeting
  • 2017: “A Hybrid Theory of Justification”
    • University of Oklahoma Graduate Philosophy Conference
    • 2016: AGENT
  • 2017: An Introduction to Minorities and Philosophy [MAP]”
    • MAP SoCal Regional Meeting
  • 2017: “Pedagogy and Public Philosophy”
  • MAP Critiquing the Cannon Workshop
  • 2016: “The State of the Discipline: New Data on Women in Philosophy” (w/ Hassoun, N.)
    • Northwest Philosophy Conference
  • 2015: “Vicious but Praiseworthy: Arpaly’s Dilemma”
    • Intermountain West Graduate Philosophy Conference
  • 2015: “Methodological Transparency & Philosophy Pedagogy”
    • MAP SoCal Regional Meeting
  • 2015: “Understanding The Problem Problem”
    • MAP SoCal Regional Meeting
  • 2014: “Problems for Praise-Blame Asymmetry”
    • APA Pacific (Poster Session); Northwest Philosophy Conference; SoCal Philosophy Conference

Panels Organized

  • 2019: “Developing Best Practices: Surveying Departments” (w/ Bilimoria, P., Burke, T., Francis, L., Hassoun, N., Norlock, K., Schwitzgebel, E., & Smith, S.)
    • APA Pacific (Sponsored Session)
  • 2018: “Diversity in Philosophy Journals” (w/ Bright, L., Haslanger, S., Hassoun, N., Im, M., Krishnamurthy, K., Schwitzgebel, E., & Silvers, A.)
  • 2018: “Investigating Barriers for Marginalized Groups in Philosophy” (w/ Easton, C., Hassoun, N., & Morton, J.)
  • 2016: “Candid Conversations: On Academic Advising”
    • Humanists@Work Graduate Career Workshop, UC Humanities Research Institute
  • 2015: “Theorizing Our Moment: What Does a Humanist@Work Look Like?”
    • Humanists@Work Graduate Career Workshop, UC Humanities Research Institute
  • 2015: “Philosophy &Pedagogy Panel” (w/ Basu, R., Capisani, S., Fairchild, M., & Taiwo, F.)
    • MAP SoCal Regional Meeting

Conferences, Workshops, etc. Organized

  • 2019: SoCal Workshop on Philosophy Outreach Initiatives, UCSB Philosophy Department
  • 2019: High School Ethics Bowl Invitational, UCSB Philosophy Department
  • 2019 – 2016: SoCal Philosophy Exchange for Expanding Career Horizons (SPEECH), Intercollegiate Graduate Colloquium (x10)
  • 2018: MAP SoCal Regional Meeting
  • 2017: Beyond Academia Conference, UCSB Graduate Division
  • 2016: Humanists@Work Graduate Career Workshop, UC Humanities Research Institute
    • Las Angeles, CA
    • 2015: Sacramento, CA

Research Activity

Campus Talks

  • 2019: “The Expression of Passions and its Political Implications (Fasula, P.),” Comments
  • 2018: “Mentoring Marginalized PhD Students”
    • UCSB Graduate Scholars Program
    • 2017: UCSB Graduate Scholars Program
  • 2018: “The Possibility of Permissible-Wrong Action”
    • UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Colloquium
    • 2016: UCSB Lunch and Learn Lecture Series 
  • 2017: “Doubting the Deeds Account of Justification”
    • UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Colloquium
  • 2017: “Agency,Responsibility, and Cold Sympathy”
    • Houselessness Awareness Night, UCSB Street Health Outreach
  • 2017: “Agency and Obligation for Vulnerable Populations”
    • Homelessness and Philosophy Panel, UCSB Street Health Outreach
  • 2016: “Analysing Online Resources for Writing a Philosophy Paper”
    • UCSB Writing Studies Department Colloquium; UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Colloquium
  • 2016: “Mentoring Students in Distress”
    • UCSB Mental Health Conference
  • 2014: “Vicious but Praiseworthy: Arpaly’s Dilemma”
    • UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Colloquium
  • 2014: “Problems forPraise-Blame Asymmetry”
    • UCSB Philosophy Department Graduate Colloquium
  • 2014: “Answering the “Why?”
    • Question”SCWriP Summer Institute

Teaching Activity

Sole Instructor, UCSB 

  • Fall 2019: Political Philosophy
  • Summer 2019, 2018: Punishment and Responsibility
  • Summer 2016: Introduction to Ethics

Teaching Assistant, UCSB             

  • Introduction to Ethics (x3)
  •  Ethics (x4)
  • Modern Philosophy
  • Theory of Knowledge (x2)
  • Punishment and Responsibility

Mentoring & Advising

Committees

Languages       

  • Spanish – Conversational
  • Russian – Beginner
  • Middle English – Advanced (Reading & Listening only)
  • Anglo Saxon – Read with dictionary

Professional Affiliations    

References Available on Request